[lazarus] Internationalization-Russian

Âàñèëèé Vasily.Volchenko at mstu.edu.ru
Fri Jul 5 02:26:02 EDT 2002

> full i18n support is not easy to do. We talked about this at the meeting
> in Strasbourg: The best solution is to use Unicode (i.e. WideStrings),
> and we would have to detect the current character encoding of the
> system. (we found out how libc is doing this, and it's quite
> complicated. So don't expect an implementation for FPC too soon). For
> now, the best solution is using some hacks... (simply assuming that
> codepages are set up correctly in the system, etc.) - just try it out
> and check wether it works or not...

Wide strings are not needed for Russian at all. Here are koi8-r string
As a translit:
Eto stroka na Russkom v kodirovke KOI8

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