[Mono-list] A couple of questions...

Tyson Dowd trd@miscrit.be
Tue, 14 Aug 2001 14:38:02 +0200

On 14-Aug-2001, develop <develop@wtfo.wtfo-guru.com> wrote:
> 1. Although I realize we are developing in a windows environment until the
> tools reach a point we can move to a Linux platform, are we really targeting
> windows as a platform for Mono after that point?
> 2. I am fairly certain that the native type for "string" in Microsoft's .NET
> will be UNICODE. Will this be the case with Mono or will we opt for ANSI
> strings to be the native "string" type?

If you don't choose Unicode, you're going to have a lot of trouble
meeting the ECMA specifications or being compatible, because (for
instance) all symbols in the runtime are allowed to have Unicode names.