Growing Core RTL

With all of the extra string processing and management runtime level code, are Delphi 2009 executable files bigger than in the past? I've compared the size of a minimal VCL application compiled with runtime packages (MiniPack) and that of a bare-bones Windows API program52 (MiniSize), compiled in both Delphi 2007 and Delphi 2009, obtaining the following results:

Delphi 2007 Delphi 2009

MiniPack 15,872 16,896

MiniSize 19,456 20,992

The "extra weight" is about 1 KB, an amount that increases if you do string conversions, but should remain quite minimal compared to the size of any real world application.

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