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

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at mbox.vol.cz
Wed Nov 11 15:08:51 CET 2009

On Wed, November 11, 2009 13:56, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> Tomas Hajny wrote:
>> I'm afraid that your assumption about the number of codepages is
>> incorrect. The MIBENUM value defined in list at
>> http://www.iana.org/assignments/character-sets goes up to 2059 at the
>> moment.
> I just double checked. That number is "in theory" only. There are not
> nearly that amount in reality.
> For example: Below the numbers jump from 119 to 1000, then from 1020 to
> 2000. So there are HUGE gaps in that theoretical range.

Yes, indeed - see my second e-mail. Still, the number makes a difference.


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