On Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 7:21 PM, Bo Berglund via Lazarus <email@example.com> wrote: > On Sat, 12 Aug 2017 17:56:58 -0300, "Marcos Douglas B. Santos via > Lazarus" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >>> Which one? Do you mean Windows CP-1252? >> >>Yes... >>But would it make any difference? > > I recently had a problem with an application that was converted from > old string type to AnsiString and seemingly worked in the new Unicode > environment. > However, we received reports that it had failed in some Asian > countries (Korea, China, Thailand) and upon checking it turned out > that the data inside a string used as buffer was changed because of > locale differences.... > > After switching out the affected variable declarations from AnsiString > to RawByteString the application seemingly started to work again also > on these locations. > > So AnsiString is not safe either.... > > And after this I have spent some time to totally rework the use of > strings as buffers to instead use TBytes. Lots of work but guaranteed > to not sneak in unexpected conversions.
Is not simpler to use RawByteString instead TBytes? Regards, Marcos Douglas -- _______________________________________________ Lazarus mailing list Lazarus@lists.lazarus-ide.org https://lists.lazarus-ide.org/listinfo/lazarus