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

Martin Schreiber fpmse at bluewin.ch
Wed Nov 11 08:38:09 CET 2009

On Tuesday 10 November 2009 21:38:33 Marco van de Voort wrote:
> The only problem is the db-aware part and the few other widgets that can
> have 100000 elements and more, like treeview. There mass conversion can
> hurt, e.g. when loading the data into the widget.
That's the reason why MSEgui stores DB strings as UnicodeString in 
tmsebufdatset and the other DB access components. Converting utf-8 -> 
utf-16 -> utf-8 once while receiving/sending the data over the wire is fast 
compared to the data transmission, "you will not notice the small 
difference". ;-)
The MSEgui list and tree components store stringdata as UnicodeString of 


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