Francois PIETTE wrote:
> I think properties can be of type string in all versions. For
> pre-Delphi 2009, the component can easily pack an UTF8 string into
> the AnsiString. Up to the user to handle it properly as an UTF8
But "String" is an UTF-16 string in D2009.
How do you pack an UTF-8 string in an UTF-16 String?
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> From: "Arno Garrels" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2008 7:57 PM
> Subject: [twsocket] FTP and Utf-8 in ICSv7
>> Hi All,
>> What do you think about adding Utf8-support to the FTP components
>> in ICSv7 for compilers D7 - D2007 as well?
>> Currently the components treat path and file names as 8-bit ANSI.
>> This works quite well as long as both client and server use the same
>> charset or only characters from the ASCII 7-bit range.
>> Any ideas are welcome. We realy need a solution that works with
>> Delphi 2009 as well where String maps to an UTF-16 string.
>> My prefered solution is changing those string-properties to
>> WideString by introducing a new type alias "UnicodeString" that maps
>> to WideString in compilers pre-D2009 and to String/UnicodeString in
>> Delphi 2009 and later. I think this feature cannot be implemented
>> w/o breaking existing code. Has anybody experience with WideString?
>> This string type is not reference counted and may introduce a
>> serious performance penalty.
>> Arno garrels
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