From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-19 21:07:08
At 07:24 PM 10/19/2004, Erik Wien wrote:
>> Are you aware of the Unicode Technical Report (TR) being prepared by
>> committee? See
>> While there is no guarantee, it is a definite possibility that the C++
>> committee will use this C TR as part of Unicode support in C++. Because
>> this TR is so limited in scope (it just has a few conversion
>> that probably won't cause problems for a C++ Unicode library, but you
>> should still be aware of the data types introduced.
>No, I was not aware of that. Thanks for the link.
>There doesn't seem to be any problems associated with a possible unicode
>library, and that C library being included into the C++ standard. It
>basically does a lot of the low-level unicode stuff that I am currently
>doing by hand, so it would probably be more of a blessing than a curse if
>it got included into standard C++.
Since there is probably more than a 90% chance it will eventually get into
standard C++, I think we should consider implementing it and then use it
for the low-level functionality needed by higher level Boost Unicode
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