[Lazarus] German umlauts in component names

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Mon Apr 4 11:40:19 CEST 2016


Am 03.04.2016 um 06:21 schrieb Dennis:
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> Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
>> On 2016-04-02 13:16, Santiago A. wrote:
>>> similar should be done. You would need to make compulsory a command in
>>> source code to tell which code set is using.
>> I would hope anybody in this day and age only uses UTF-8 for text files
>> and source code. It was designed to solve the multiple CodePages mess
>> from before.
>>
>> Anyway, back to the point. I fully agree that anything outside the ASCII
>> range is a bad idea for Identifiers, Unit Names etc. Even if the
>> compiler does support it, using it is still a bad idea.
>>
>> As a contract programmer I already struggle working on code where
>> identifiers, Class names, methods, code comments etc are written in
>> non-English [I fully agree its their right to do so, as it is not
>> feasible to think everybody can speak or write English]. But adding
>> different character sets to the mix will massively increase that hurdle.
>>
>> Regards,
>>    - Graeme -
>>
> I am chinese.
> I also think identifiers should be ascii 7 bit or below only.
> String values should be UTF-8 as much as possible.
> It just avoids so many problems.
>
> Dennis
>
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What problems, Denis? We use component names like "Schlie├čenButton" 
since many years with Delphi in training programs for german pupils. And 
in code for the international community, we don't use it.
Regards - Hans





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