[fpc-devel] Unicode resource strings

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Tue Aug 21 09:45:03 CEST 2012

On Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:46:29 +0100
Hans-Peter Diettrich <DrDiettrich1 at aol.com> wrote:

> Mattias Gaertner schrieb:
> > I guess most people would say that "good multi language Unicode support
> > in FPC" requires a Unicode supporting RTL.
> Please clarify: *Unicode* or UTF-16 support?
> Unicode is covered by both UTF-8 and UTF-16, so it's not really 
> important which encoding is used in the supporting procedures.

I know.

I'm only saying that for most people an utf-8 and/or utf-16
string type is not enough. For example common file function
currently support only 8-bit windows codepage.
Users expect to handle files x-platform without using external libraries
like LazUtils.


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