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From: Bennett, Patrick (Patrick.Bennett_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-19 12:36:38

> On Behalf Of Erik Wien
> Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 11:09 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: [boost] Re: Any interest in adding unicode support to boost?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Patrick Bennett" <patrick.bennett_at_[hidden]>
> > Erik, be sure to take a look at IBM's open-source ICU library:
> >
> I have looked at the ICU library, and it's a very good unicode
> implementation, but the goal of my project will be to create a library
> that is in a form that could be standardized in boost, and from what
> have seen/read, ICU is not really suited for that.

[Bennett, Patrick] Agreed. I just wanted to make sure you took a look
at it, minimally, as a guide or reference, as it is quite extensive.

> If the ICU licence is boost compatible, it would be possible to base
> implementation on ICU however, but that will be determined if the
> is approved by my college.

[Bennett, Patrick] If it matters, ICU's license is about as simple as it

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