[fpc-devel] Forwarded message about FPC status

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Dec 23 17:01:09 CET 2012

On Sun, 23 Dec 2012, Martin Schreiber wrote:

> On Friday 21 December 2012 13:26:12 Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> After that there will be 2 RTLs:
>> 1. The classical RTL, compatible with what you have now.
>> 2. The unicode-string RTL which will use the namespaces of Delphi.
> Do you know how RTTI will be encoded?

I would guess short/ansistrings, since pascal identifiers must be a subset of ASCII anyway. 
It makes no sense to start using Unicode here.

The extended attributes (recently implemented by Joost) may be an exception, 
I'll need to consult with Joost on that.


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