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From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-17 19:59:34

Peter Dimov wrote:
> Stefan Slapeta wrote:
>> I would like to see this conversion functions available at a more
>> general place than the serialization library. But probably there is
>> much more to do to improve internationalization support than only
>> providing string/wstring conversion ;)
> Without specifying the encodings for the std::string and the
> std::wstring, it's not possible to convert between the two. Common
> wstring encodings are UCS-2, UTF-16, and UCS-4/UTF-32. The common
> std::string encodings are far
> too many to list here.

The conversion implemention used in the dataflow section of the library
relies upon standard library functions mblen and mbtowc. I believe that
these in turn rely upon the currently selected global locale for string

Robert Ramey

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