[fpc-devel] Unicode in the RTL (my ideas)
DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Tue Aug 21 13:54:42 CEST 2012
Ivanko B schrieb:
> For that reason there is no
> speed difference between using a UTF-16 or UTF-8 encoded string. Both
> can be coded equally efficient.
> No in common, since UTF-8 needs error handling, replacing for
> unconvertable bytes etc operations which may effect initial data which
> makes per-byte comparision unreliable.
When dealing with floating point values you don't bother with their
encoding of sign, exponent and mantissa. Why do you want to do such
low-level bitfiddling with strings?
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