From: Ben Hutchings (ben.hutchings_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-25 04:26:25
David Abrahams wrote:
> "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>How is this different from the situation with filesystem::path,
>>>where eager checking has turned out to be painful for a broad
>>>spectrum of users?
>>"We have a valid Unicode string" is a pretty sensible invariant.
> How is that more sensible than "we have a valid and portable path?"
An invalid Unicode string isn't meaningful anywhere whereas an
unportable path can be valid and meaningful on some platforms.
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