[fpc-devel] Unicode and UTF8String

Luiz Americo Pereira Camara pascalive at bol.com.br
Mon Dec 1 23:34:56 CET 2008

Marco van de Voort escreveu:
> In our previous episode, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho said:
>> This is the part I like about this approach. The most likely fixed
>> encoding to be adopted would be UTF-16, and something not very nice
>> would happen to Lazarus users in UNIXes:
>> LCL (UTF-8) ------> RTL (UTF-16) ---> Operating System (UTF-8)
>> 2 useless conversions.
> Btw will the LCL remain forcedly UTF-8 ? I thought the current Lazarus
> unicode support was temporary and all options were still open, depending on
> the outcome of FPC unicode support options?

I asked this once and no one did an affirmative. I hope this gets clear 
soon, to avoid problems with code of third part LCL developers (like me).


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