[fpc-devel] Unicode resource strings

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Mon Aug 20 11:39:34 CEST 2012

On Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:56:32 +0200
Martin Schreiber <mse00000 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Monday 20 August 2012 10:35:09 Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> > > Thanks Jonas and Paul.
> > > Please permit a little comment. All what was missing for good multi
> > > language Unicode support in FPC after Florian and Peter implemented
> > > widestrings (which were reference counted on all platforms at the
> > > beginning!) are Unicode resource strings.
> >
> > I guess most people would say that "good multi language Unicode support
> > in FPC" requires a Unicode supporting RTL.
> >
> Not necessarily. Lazarus, fpGUI and MSEgui have their own implementations 
> which don't need to be strictly Delphi compatible and therefore can better 
> suit the users needs.

Yes, specializations have advantages.

I only think that "good Unicode support in FPC" sounds as if all the
important things of Unicode are in FPC and you don't need extra libs.


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