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  1. i read carefully this Emb docwiki page here And this sentence caught my eye: Note: ShortString is used by the Delphi desktop compilers, but is not supported by the Delphi mobile compilers. For more information, see Migrating Delphi Code to Mobile from Desktop. does this mean a desktop program is compatible to work with this shortstring without any future problems while in mobile can't ...? or shortstring is not compatible for any platform (is just maintained for backward compatibility only. like coding a library for example ...) ----- Also : if my first understanding is true, why there is no shortstring in mobile platforms (I think the mobile platforms is the first and most deserving of this Short TYPE HAhA HAhA HAhA ) Also: why Shortstring is Old and eliminated or Died while Byte Still Alive... ------------- Note: My question is Related with this Question here.