[fpc-devel] Unicode and Lazarus

Daniël Mantione daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Thu Nov 20 12:05:43 CET 2008

Op Thu, 20 Nov 2008, schreef Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho:

> So, what kind of support could be implemented in Free Pascal to
> improve things for Lazarus and it´s users?
> Maybe a real UTF8String?

There will be a real UTF8string, i.e. ansistring with UTF-8 encoding as 
part of type information, this will help Lazarus users to get rid of the 

On the other hand Lazarus may want to move to a "string depending on 
platform" too, to attract both Delphi < 2009 and Delphi >= 2009 users.


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