[fpc-devel] Unicode support (again)
daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Wed Nov 12 12:24:46 CET 2008
Op Wed, 12 Nov 2008, schreef Bernd Mueller:
>> Unicode support in FPC?
> Sorry for jumping in. I am not so much interested in Unicode because I mostly
> use shortstrings and ansistrings for performance reasons. But may be it is
> worth to look how the gcc people have solved these issues.
They didn't. C does not support strings. For any string operation
a C programmer calls a library function. For Unicode this can be a
Win32 API call, but also a libc call, or an iconv call. It's an unportable
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