[lazarus] Two FPC questions

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Sep 11 05:06:34 EDT 2002

> > - this would not break existing string/shortstring/ansistring semantics
> It would. If by any chance there is a '\n' in existing code, for
> instance in a constant descibing a unix shell command, then this will be
> broken.

Or simply a win32 path.
c:\new windows

We could simply define a tab char, and crlf is already defined afaik.

So one should simply use


> I have mixed ideas about this. Personally, I don't think it is a good
> idea, so I'll leave it up to the other core members to decide.

100% against, any form, including adding modes. Totally redundant.

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