[fpc-devel] "Blank slate" next version of FPC

Michael Schnell MSchnell at lumino.de
Mon Feb 18 10:23:50 CET 2019

>  codepage aware AnsiString was one of the disruptive changes that couldn't really be avoided.

IMHO, it could have been avoided (largely), but that would have come at the cost of less perfect compatibility with Delphi XE (which even more severely broke compatibility to previous Delphi versions by their rather silly implementation). This obviously was the more important goal.


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