[fpc-devel] Unicode resource strings

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 11:12:27 CEST 2012

On 21 August 2012 09:41, Ivanko B <ivankob4mse2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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).

Please supply a test program that proves this. I don't believe you are correct.

I have implemented multiple text edit/display widgets that do plenty
of string manipulation... all based on the UTF-8 encoding. I have
suffered NO speed penalties.

  - Graeme -

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