[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:
> 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.
>> - 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.
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What problems, Denis? We use component names like "SchließenButton"
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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