[fpc-devel] assign constant text to widestring

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Thu Oct 23 10:44:36 CEST 2008

Michael Schnell schrieb:
> A decent system should be able to do the necessary conversions
> automatically:

This is a simplified view which ignores the resource wasting of this
apporoach not visible in the academical example below. The conversion
utf-8<->utf-16 is a very expensive operation and the compiler has to
insert it all over the place and people would cry about the performance
of their programs.

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