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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-23 19:37:55

At 04:54 PM 2/23/2002, you wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
>To: <boost_at_[hidden]>; <boost_at_[hidden]>
>Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2002 1:31 PM
>Subject: Re: [boost] File operations: Win32 question [was Re: the
>first version of abstract path...]
>> If I understand you correctly, you are saying that this should also
>> extended to include "const wstring& s" overloads?
>> What should happen if the operating system doesn't support wstring
>> names?
>This is not really a new problem. A filesystem right now may only
>support a subset of the valid values of 'char' as characters in a
>filename. If 'wchar_t' is used instead, the only thing that changes
>is that there are more unsupported characters.

Good point.


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