[fpc-devel] Unicode resource strings

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue Aug 21 11:42:04 CEST 2012

In our previous episode, Mattias Gaertner said:
> > On 08/21/2012 10:32 AM, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> > > IMO unicodestring should be the same on all platforms, because 
> > > otherwise the character size switches per platform, which is hard to 
> > > test and asking for trouble. 
> > This does seem appropriate. But right now Delphi comparability forces 16 
> > Bits and Lazarus forces 8 Bits :( .
> Lazarus does not force "unicodestring" to anything for the simple
> reason, that it does not use it. It only provides some functions for
> converting UTF-8 to/from unicodestring.
> At the moment Lazarus does not even use UTF8String, because the RTL
> does not use it.

Which reminds me to point you at

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