[Lazarus] Does Lazarus support a complete Unicode Component Library?

Marc Weustink marc.weustink at cuperus.nl
Fri Dec 31 11:56:24 CET 2010

Juha Manninen wrote:
> Vincent Snijders kirjoitti perjantai 31 joulukuu 2010 11:30:22:
>> It is the same as the new Delphi unicode support, I think. All GUI
>> components support unicode out of the box, it uses UTF8 encoded
>> strings.
>> AFAIK Delphi uses UTF16, so in that way it is different.
> ... so UTF8 is also unicode?
> I am still confused with all the encodings and string types.

Yes both are. And both are variable width, where UTF16 encodes 
characters in 16bit words and UTF8 in 8bit bytes.

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