[fpc-pascal] Is it save to think default value of untouched string is ''?

JoshyFun joshyfun at gmail.com
Sat Mar 6 22:11:22 CET 2010

Hello FPC-Pascal,

Saturday, March 6, 2010, 10:03:49 PM, you wrote:

>> If you want Delphi-compatible behaviour, you must add {$mode delphi} at the
>> top of your program. In the default mode, "string" is an alias for
>> shortstring instead of ansistring ({$h-} mode).

JM> And even then you should initialize strings. They are not quaranteed to be
JM> empty.

Sorry ... What ? It must be garanteed in ansistring mode! or
everything will simple kboom! There is no way to initialize a non
initialized string.

Best regards,

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