[fpc-devel] Unicode resource strings

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Tue Aug 21 10:57:38 CEST 2012

On Tue, 21 Aug 2012 13:41:38 +0500
Ivanko B <ivankob4mse2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> But if you are such a UTF-16 (actually UCS-2 as
>  that is what MSEgui supports) fan
> =================
> If Martin can implement UTF-16 (with surrogate pair) support in MSEgui
> string units (and these units fully cover absenting code of FPC RTL )
> then the things are excellent.
> PS:
> UTF-8 is very-very slow compared to UCS-2 as to string manipulations
> so its best usage is encoding source files (as done in MSEide).

Ivanko, please stop this "slow" non sense. 
Performance heavily depends on what you do and you can find good
examples for almost any Unicode encoding.
At those places where speed matters, you are free to use better
functions in your application.


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