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

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 9 07:45:44 CET 2014

On 08.01.2014 23:54, Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:
> 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.

And your example proves otherwise...


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