Sep 022005

I’ve seen several bug reports lately complaining that the compiler barfs on Unicode identifiers in certain contexts.  In all cases, the bug reports were in error because the source files were not Unicode encoded text. Here’s the complicated rule: If you want to represent Unicode characters in a source file, the source file needs to be […]

Sep 032004

I’ve just checked in Delphi compiler support for parsing source code identifiers that contain Unicode extended characters. Chances are good that this will appear in the next release of the Delphi products. Why? Why should we allow Unicode characters in Delphi identifiers? Isn’t ASCII good enough? The first reason is that programmers want to express […]