Subject Re: [IBO] IBO - IB_String vs AnsiString
Author Martijn Tonies
> A quick (and dirty) fix would be to change the declarations, where
> possible, to 'AnsiString' (what Jason did in 4.9 Alpha) but this cuts
> down the Unicode advantage. Which can be very problematic, especially
> when we think from user experience POV (imagine that one user enters in
> the 'Search' box some Unicode characters which happens to _not_ map to
> the current Windows code page and the program show an icy "Not Found" or
> throws an exception).

If IBO says it supports D2009, people would expect proper Unicode
support, not just "it compiles, ship it"-support for plain old AnsiString.

That explains a lot though, as to why Jason was this quick to release an
Alpha version... I was amazed.

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Upscene Productions

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