cpstrnew branch (was Re: [fpc-devel] Freepascal 2.4.0rc1 released)

thaddy thaddy at thaddy.nl
Tue Nov 10 22:19:39 CET 2009

Marco van de Voort wrote:
> Neither do I. 
> While I think it would be best to use native encoding on all platforms as
> much as possible, that is an opinion. However not using native encoding for
> general processing is nuts. So we need the UTF8 type anyway.
Just to make a small point: the choice for UTF16 was made because of 
market reasons, not technical ones. Chinese Korean, Japanese markets are 
important for Delphi. Try to figure out how to fit that in UTF8. Just a 

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