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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-06 16:19:02

Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Lack of internationalization support is also a serious concern.

What would internationalization support look like on a static string?!

> There are questions that come to mind:
> * Can you come up with a small, workable language extension that eases
> those problems?
> * Can you come up with an alternate design that gives up a tiny bit of
> efficiency (one pointer indirection perhaps) but then allows
> reasonable construction and internationalization?

That's potentially a huge difference. With a truly static string you
can do computations at compile-time.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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