[fpc-devel] Forwarded message about FPC status
mse00000 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 24 10:51:41 CET 2012
On Monday 24 December 2012 10:23:00 Sven Barth wrote:
> Am 24.12.2012 07:48 schrieb "Martin Schreiber" <mse00000 at gmail.com>:
> > On Sunday 23 December 2012 17:44:53 Marco van de Voort wrote:
> > > In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
> > > > > Do you know how RTTI will be encoded?
> > > >
> > > > I would guess short/ansistrings, since pascal identifiers must be a
> > > > subset of ASCII anyway.
> > >
> > > Not Delphi 2009+ btw, which allow UTF8 identifiers.
> > What will FPC do?
> As I already wrote there are currently no plans to change that FPC supports
> only ASCII identifiers.
I don't think we can trust on that. I hoped that FPC will not use cpstrnew
too. So if somebody implements non ASCII identifiers because he needs a
second source Delphi compiler it will be merged because the addition does not
break existing code. I assume utf-8 identifiers would not be very difficult
to do in compiler.
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