[fpc-pascal] cwstrings and uclibc

JoshyFun joshyfun at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 17:26:39 CEST 2008

Hello Graeme,

Monday, September 15, 2008, 2:50:16 PM, you wrote:

GG> Am I understanding this correctly. Widestring is more for MBCS that
GG> Unicode. MBCS rely on encodings?  Unicode strings like UTF-8 and
GG> UTF-16 do not have such encoding issues? (amount of possible
GG> encodings)

MBCS is table encoding dependent, this means that it is mostly an
extension, while UTF-?? is an encoding for a unicode code point
without ambiguity about the grapheme across all languages.

Best regards,

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