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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-22 22:18:00

"Patrick Bennett" <patrick.bennett_at_[hidden]> wrote in message:
> Jonathan Turkanis wrote:
> >"Patrick Bennett" <patrick.bennett_at_[hidden]> wrote in message:

> >>The fact that boost::filesystem has zero support for
> >>internationalization kills it for me.
> >>Ideally, it would just use UTF-8 for everything.

> >wpath support seems to be in the works. See
> >

> What is described in that posting wouldn't be correct for Windows.

> It should be char* (and std::string) UTF-8 strings throughout for
> platforms - passing as-is for platforms like Linux, and converting
> to/from UCS-2 on Windows. I can't speak for other platforms as I'm
> familiar with Windows and Linux.

Sounds reasonable, but I'm not an expert, and I know there are a
number of competing considerations.

My main point was that internationalization is being addressed. I'm
sure your input will be welcome.


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