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.
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