[Lazarus] WinCE and strings

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Jul 10 11:29:00 CEST 2012

Am 10.07.2012 10:14, schrieb Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho:
> On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 9:58 AM, Sven Barth<pascaldragon at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>>> - I need to convert (using conditional code) from string to WideString
>>> when compiling for WinCE, like
>> You only need to convert if you have text that is not encoded in UTF-8. Then
>> you should use UTF8ToSys/SysToUTF8 or AnsiToUTF8/UTF8ToAnsi.
> Between widestring and LCL strings a good pair to use is UTF8ToUTF16/UTF16ToUTF8

But his input parameter was String, not WideString. He only talked about 
WideString, because WinCE is based on WideString (or UTF-16) and thus 
concluded that the LCL must work the same way.


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