[fpc-devel] Unicode and UTF8String

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Mon Dec 1 22:24:31 CET 2008

Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho schrieb:
> 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.

So how did people work for years with ansistring?

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