[Lazarus] Now function - returning UTC?

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Wed Apr 23 11:19:13 CEST 2014

On 04/21/2014 12:49 PM, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 4:07 PM, Luca Olivetti <luca at wetron.es> wrote:
>> BTW, the name of the unit isn't really meaningful (NowUTC and
>> GetTickCount64, the only 2 functions defined in that unit, don't seem to
>> have any relation with utf8).
> The idea was that one day it would contain utf8 versions of sysutils
> routines too + extra functions which are alternatives to rtl ones but
> not related to text encoding like the 2 you mention.

IMHO, these functions would be better located in the FPC RTL, as they 
are more "general" than what the Lazarus library is about.

Same might be true for UTF8 helper functions.


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