[fpc-devel] Trying to understand the wiki-Page "FPC Unicode support"

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Tue Dec 2 13:23:33 CET 2014

On 12/02/2014 01:05 PM, Michael Schnell wrote:
> But why do you say "would be appreciated" ? Is it not possible to use 
> "RawByteString" in a way the name suggests, by never bringing it 
> together with any String variable of a different encoding brand and 
> hence avoid any conversion - be same intentional/documented/useful or 
> not.
Of course you can't use any TStrings sibling (such as TStringList) in 
such code, as with Delphi, TStrings is based on a statically typed 
String brand. This would be made possible by introducing DynamicString 
and using this type for TStrings and friends.


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