[fpc-devel] Unicode resource strings

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Mon Aug 20 12:53:54 CEST 2012

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote on Mon, 20 Aug 2012:

> Get the compiler to decently support Unicode. At least the public  
> can then build on that however they want. The FPC RTL can then later  
> be mangled to be a delphi clone - or leave it to other projects to  
> implement there own RTL's.
> At the moment the Delphi-compatibility arguments is holding FPC back  
> in the stone ages.

Stop with the drama already, seriously. The Delphi-compatibility  
arguments are not about the compiler, but about the RTL/FCL. The  
compiler already fully supports unicode, except for resourcestrings.  
That has nothing to do with Delphi compatibility or not, but is simply  
a matter of nobody caring enough to implement it. The bug report  
requesting such support already dates from 2005:  


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