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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-12-16 21:37:10

Ben Artin <macdev_at_[hidden]> writes:

> My C++ code uses std::string as storage for UTF-8 strings. I am exporting some
> of my C++ APIs to Python using Boost.Python, and I would like to somehow
> Boost.Python about the fact that my strings are UTF-8 strings. Ideally, this
> would mean that Boost.Python would convert my std::strings to Python unicode
> objects on the way from C++ to Python, and that any Python unicode objects
> passed into my C++ library would be converted to UTF-8 encoded std::strings.
> What's the best way to go about doing this?

I don't know, but if you come to the C++-sig it's more likely you'll
hear from someone who does.


Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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