[fpc-devel] Explanation about code page-aware AnsiStrings

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Wed Jan 8 23:54:52 CET 2014

Sven Barth schrieb:
> On 08.01.2014 19:57, Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:

>> It looks to me, however, that no conversion occurs at all!
>> The strings are only concatenated as they are.
>> Same for a concatenation of (global) RawByteString variables.
>> This of course were not a desireable implementation :-(
> I'm inclined to say "of course", because in your "test" function you are 
> concatenating two RawByteStrings which - by definition - don't do any 
> conversion.

I cited what I've been told in the EMBT groups - that a conversion is 
made when required. Everything else doesn't make sense.


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