[fpc-devel] Unit for handling UTF-8 strings

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Apr 8 23:13:17 CEST 2013

On Mon, 8 Apr 2013, Mattias Gaertner wrote:

> On Sun, 7 Apr 2013 20:18:51 +0200 (CEST)
> Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> [...]
>> FPC is preparing for a complete unicode solution, with proper language support.
> Great.
> I guess, you mean encoded string types.
> But even then, FPC should contain UTF-8 and UTF-16 functions.

Why ? The necessary functionality will be implicit in the various calls.

>> At best, these units are a temporary solution.
> You might be right about the UTF-8 classes like TFileStreamUTF8 (I
> really hope).
> But I doubt that about basic UTF-8/16 functions.

Such as ?


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