[fpc-devel] Memory consumed by strings

Daniël Mantione daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Sun Nov 23 17:21:16 CET 2008

Op Sun, 23 Nov 2008, schreef JoshyFun:

> Combined and uncombined strings are different things for different
> tasks, the only common point is that both have the same visual
> representation, but unicode function "CharAt" (or alike) over
> uncombined string must never report the combined character as a
> result.

I was not claiming that :) Instead I was saying that Edit->Search in an 
IDE is expected to find both.

> Some functions are designed to work over uncombined strings
> and other over combined ones, because some things can not be done over
> one of the formats.



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