[fpc-pascal] FPC 3 regression: cannot use TStringList for UTF-8 data any more?

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Mon Apr 4 12:52:46 CEST 2016

On 04/04/2016 11:27 AM, Juha Manninen wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 4, 2016 at 11:18 AM,  <tobiasgiesen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I use TStringList for UTF-8 strings. This is no longer possible, because
>> automatic conversions cause question marks and data loss.
> You are completely lost with this issue. The automatic conversion of
> encodings is a big step forward.
> Just use the new UTF-8 mode provided by Lazarus and remove all
> explicit conversion functions.
(How) does the new UTF-8 mode in Lazarus change the way TStringList 
works (as this is what Tobias is concerned about)  ?


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