[fpc-devel] Unicode resource strings

Ludo Brands ludo.brands at free.fr
Tue Aug 21 14:05:33 CEST 2012

> Yes. But maybe these applications can be adapted easily.
> This discussion should be about the issues where the 
> conversions matter and there is no simple workaround. It 
> would be good if everyone who knows such a problem comes up 
> with it now, so the FPC team can give an advice and/or 
> consider it in the Unicode RTL.

There is the large category of network apps. Most protocols are utf8 or have
a clear preference for utf8 (json for example). Databases are an extension
of that and have the additional complication that they can mix codepages at
any level. These apps can be quite sensitive to conversion overhead. 


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