From: Fisher; Damien Kaine (dfisher_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-09-25 18:22:22
what exactly are the issues with unicode in C++?
On Tue, 25 Sep 2001, Daryle Walker wrote:
> on 9/25/01 12:51 PM, Bill Kempf at williamkempf_at_[hidden] wrote:
> > --- In boost_at_y..., Daryle Walker <darylew_at_m...> wrote:
> >> on 9/24/01 7:29 PM, Jens Maurer at Jens.Maurer_at_g... wrote:
> >>> Damien Fisher wrote:
> >>>> Well...why isn't there an XML parser in boost?
> >>> Because nobody has written one and offered it for inclusion
> >>> into boost. Feel free to do so.
> >> I was just thinking about this right before reading this message. I heard
> >> that XML was supposed to be designed so a CS student could write a parser
> >> within a week. (I guess this means just enough to check for well-formed
> >> files, and not validation nor all the whiz-bang stuff like XSL, XPath,
> >> Schema, XQuery, etc.)
> >> Let me think about this a little more....
> > The real issue is with supporting Unicode, which C++ doesn't do so
> > nicely yet. I'd love to see Boost address this one before they
> > address XML, though I think both are needed.
> I realized the Unicode problem this morning. I'll come up with a prototype
> Unicode solution to put up in the vault. (It shouldn't go into any XML
> sub-library since it would be needed for other things, like C++ parsing.)
> Daryle Walker
> Mac, Internet, and Video Game Junkie
> darylew AT mac DOT com
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