[fpc-devel] Unicode resource strings

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Tue Aug 21 14:58:39 CEST 2012

On Tue, 21 Aug 2012 14:05:33 +0200
"Ludo Brands" <ludo.brands at free.fr> wrote:

> > 
> > 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. 

Well, without more details the advice is probably to use UTF8String.


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