[fpc-pascal] UTF8Decode -- string length

spir ☣ denis.spir at gmail.com
Tue May 11 10:06:25 CEST 2010

On Tue, 11 May 2010 09:15:46 +0200
Graeme Geldenhuys <graemeg.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

> In that case the FPC documentation is wrong. Then could you correct the ref
> documentation please - Section 3.2.5. As quoted below, the docs say
> WideString is reference counted.
> ----------[ FPC 2.4 language reference doc ]-----------------
> 3.2.5   WideStrings
> Widestrings (used to represent unicode character strings) are implemented
> in much the same way as ansistrings: reference counted, null-terminated
> arrays, only they are implemented as arrays of WideChars instead of regular
> Chars.
> --------------------------------------------------------------

Sorry for highjacking the thread: I take the opportunity to ask about string size. Is it maintained in the data structure, or computed when required? (I mean: is there a notable cost for length()?)


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