[fpc-pascal] Reading and writing char

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu Oct 6 09:14:38 CEST 2011

In our previous episode, Thomas Young said:
> For some reason I'm not able to read and write ascii characters above
> ascii 127 with FPC.  Can someone explain this to me?

This is very logical, since ASCII only defines +/- 127 chars.

The upper 128 were used for vendor specific characters (aka codepages),
which were later somewhat standarized in ISO norms. 

So the first step is what characters you actualy expect above 127.

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