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From: Jeremy Siek (jsiek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-06 21:14:52

I would love to see unicode support in boost and or the C++ Standard. It's
just a matter of someone volunteering to put the time in... perhaps people
from the ICU or elsewhere could be approached an encouraged to propose
their libraries to boost.

On Tue, 6 Aug 2002, Louw Badenhorst wrote:
sbaden> As far as I know the Boost library (or the Standard C++ library
sbaden> for that matter) does not directly support Unicode character code
sbaden> conversion (for example, UTF8 to UTF16, or Latin1 to UTF8, etc.).
sbaden> If I am wrong or miss something here, please forgive and correct
sbaden> me. A number of C libraries and one open source C++ library I am
sbaden> aware of (ICU - International Components for Unicode) provide this
sbaden> kind of Unicode support. Any plans within the Boost developer's
sbaden> community to directly incorporate this kind of functionality in
sbaden> the Boost library?
sbaden> Thanks,
sbaden> Louw Badenhorst

 Jeremy Siek
 Ph.D. Student, Indiana Univ. B'ton email: jsiek_at_[hidden]
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