[fpc-pascal] JSON and UTF8
wkitty42 at windstream.net
Wed Jul 11 04:19:08 CEST 2012
On 7/10/2012 07:00, Luiz Americo Pereira Camara wrote:
> With the old behavior, in an system with a system code page <> UTF8, if i try to
> show the parsed value of "\u4E01" in e.g. a LCL app will get garbage.
> I would expect to work correctly in any enviroment
this means that some environments will end up with "garbage" for those UTF-8
characters that cannot be translated back to the local codepage... i've been
running headlong into this with another project and needing to convert from
UTF-8 back to at least CP437... there are more than 255 characters in UTF-8 and
there's no way i know of to translate them all back to 255 characters... even
with trying to use multiples like ae for æ ( alt-145 in CP437 i think realizing
that this editor can do whatever it wants to :/ )... the doublet and the
character i typed the ones i was thinking of for this example, though...
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