[fpc-devel] Encoded AnsiString

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Jan 7 10:41:19 CET 2014

On Tue, 7 Jan 2014, Michael Schnell wrote:

> On 12/29/2013 10:57 AM, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> We're way past that stage.
> Sorry, but IMHO freezing the current (supposedly DXE compatible) state does 
> not make much sense.
> To decently support creating fully portable applications for multiple OSes, 
> "TStrings" and its siblings (e.g. TStringlist") needs do be implemented in a 
> way not forcing a fixed encoding to store the information in and thus force 
> time consuming convention when storing and retrieving strings in any 
> different encoding.

We know this. But that is stage 2.


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