[fpc-devel] Unicode and UTF8String

Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho felipemonteiro.carvalho at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 22:19:29 CET 2008

On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 7:01 PM, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:
> RTLString, IOW encoding platform dependant. Except maybe selected widgets like
> synedit. (Borland stores source in utf-8 too on windows)

A string whose encoding is unknown is very inconvenient for
developers. The idea just saves itself in the RTL because of the
eventual need to do some extremely high performance applications. For
Lazarus it would be simply a useless inconvenience.

Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho

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