[fpc-devel] RTL and Unicode filenames operations.

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Feb 1 09:31:28 CET 2010

In our previous episode, dmitry boyarintsev said:
> > What would you do on Unix? Any solution must be platform-wide.
> I'm not talking about removing Ansi functions. I'm talking about the
> possibility of adding Unicode function equivalents.

> For Unix unicode functions would simply call Ansi functions,
> converting Unicode to AnsiString.

Which requires libc, and *nix supports UTF-8 directly.

The point is more or less to come up with some logical system, not just
random additions when something is missing.

And IMHO it is still to early, first the unicodestring support must be
finished, and then a course has to be laid out which of the thousands of
strings operations to convert.

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