[fpc-pascal] UTF-8 versions of Copy() and Length()

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sat May 19 18:21:56 CEST 2007

On Sat, 19 May 2007 18:07:44 +0200
"Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho" <felipemonteiro.carvalho at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 5/19/07, Florian Klaempfl <florian at freepascal.org> wrote:
> > It's not that easy, for example upper/lower casing, comparing etc.
> > of unicode requires usually external big tables which we don't want
> > to pull into fpc.
> Yes, but if the unicode functions are all in a separate unit, they
> won´t be included in your executable, unless you really want it.
> Plus I don´t remember any tables on the utf function on Lclproc, but
> maybe I didn´t pay enougth attention

Only simple helper functions are in LCLProc.
A lower/uppercase Unicode function is not simple and when eventually
the LCL needs it, it would simply delegate the implementation to
the LCL interfaces, which can simply call the appropriate library


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