[fpc-devel] Unicode and UTF8String

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Tue Dec 2 10:55:06 CET 2008

> The point is: if everybody takes care of the fact that ansistrings can
> be multibyte, having utf-8 in ansistrings (if it's the locale encoding),
> is no big deal at all.
I do understand. But (in a real world) do you know anybody who does.

If it would be "appropriate"  for ANSI code handling to take care of 
Multi-byte encoding we would not need locale-based code tables and en 
effect Unicode would not have been invented.


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