[fpc-devel] UTF8 RTL

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Wed Nov 19 16:07:20 CET 2014

On 11/19/2014 09:12 AM, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> But I meant that even if you use utf8string in many places as soon as 
> you stuff it in a container like tstringlist, that is gone. (forced 
> ansi conversion, since tstringlist's interface is defined using plain 
> string(0))

AFAI Understand (having done some decent research on this) the 
"STringList forcing time consuming conversions) with Codepage aware 
Strings is only solvable by inventing an additional fully-code-dynamic 
String type usable as the basic interface for TStrings. IMHO, this is 
rather easily doable, but not Delphi compatible (See some former 


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