[Lazarus] Feature Request: Insert {codepage UTF8} per default

Bart bartjunk64 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 15:25:03 CEST 2016

On 3/31/16, Mattias Gaertner <nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de> wrote:

>> Will all this mess go away if we would go the Delphi way
>> (String=UnicodeString)?
>> (I know *nix users are going to hate me now)
> Which mess do you mean?
> As long as you have to consider codepages, you can get a mess.

When you use UnicodeString everywhere and no AnsiString anywhere, then
the only confusion left is Endianess,or am I (as one of the Universes
idiots) oversimplifying here.

In TP 3.0 I didn't have to deal with all this (but then again the
guide that came with it was in Hebrew, which was a bit difficult for


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