[fpc-devel] Unicode and UTF8String

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Dec 1 22:28:29 CET 2008

In our previous episode, Florian Klaempfl said:
> > 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?

Depends on country I guess. Here one simply skips accents, except for a few
apps/fields where e.g. "own names" (of persons, cities etc) are used. At
least until recent years.

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