[fpc-pascal] JSON and UTF8

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Jul 10 11:40:35 CEST 2012

On Tue, 10 Jul 2012, Ludo Brands wrote:

>> Nothing is unthinkable. The other constructs are very ugly.
>> I reversed the argument default value to True. UTF8 is now
>> the default.
> A very wise decision;)

I must be getting older :)

Seriously: when json support was written, Unicode/UTF8 support in FPC was sketchy at best.
It makes sense to change it, but backward compatibility must be preserved as much as possible.

I have added a section to


to notify people of this change.


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