[fpc-devel] Unicode resource strings
graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 20:33:22 CEST 2012
On 20 August 2012 18:42, Hans-Peter Diettrich <DrDiettrich1 at aol.com> wrote:
> *only* handle Unicode BMP characters, not surrogate pairs, and you have to
> decide whether this restriction is okay for you.
Such a restriction should NEVER be okay! Otherwise Unicode support is
incomplete. That is what makes UTF-8 so great. It's perfect for (byte)
streaming, no little- or big-endian to worry about, already the
correct encoding for HTML, XML and in fact 99.99% of all text files,
and NO SURROGATE PAIRS.
- Graeme -
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