[fpc-devel] TField.AsString and Databases with UTF-8 charset

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Jul 24 17:10:09 CEST 2009

In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
> Somehow Delphi 2009 must also be confronted with this, with their native
> unicode support. Hm.

Afaik D2009 always works in 2 byte units. Surrogates are a problem of the
user I guess.

I don't fully understand why this function must return exact characters and
not e.g. words.

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