[fpc-devel] simple UTF tests
Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Thu Jan 5 14:19:46 CET 2012
In our previous episode, Michael Schnell said:
> ( Would it not be more "sane" to always use the default system encoding
> (i.e. UTF-8 in Linux) for pchar
That depends on how the default string type is defined. Discussions about
that is postponed.
> and auto-convert the string content ? )
pchars are generally not string types. If you need that, you shouldn't be
using pchars for it.
> After writing this, I suppose this is not possible, as there is no data
> area where the converted information should be stored. So we are out of
> luck wanting a sane solution :( .
First define a solution for what and why.
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