[fpc-devel] Unicode conversion routines

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Tue Nov 25 10:15:06 CET 2008

Tomas Hajny schrieb:
> On 24 Nov 08, at 21:49, Marco van de Voort wrote:
>> In our previous episode, Florian Klaempfl said:
>>>> Of course if OS provides functions, use them! they should be properly
>>>> implemented and will be even faster without memory serious impact, but
>>>> I'm quite sure that not all functions will be provided by all OSs.
>>>> Maybe a small subset should be available for platforms that do not
>>>> provide native support like DOS and a WideString or UnicodeString is
>>>> available, maybe as a separate unit to be linked in only if needed.
>>> Well, if anybody volounteers, something similiar to cwstrings for unix
>>> could be done :)
>> Worse, the Dos users are the worst with respect to binary size syndrome.
> Well, as long as it's optional (as suggested by the original post), 
> noone should complain... ;-)

Indeed, the cwstrings unit is optional as well.

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