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From: Jeremy Pack (rostovpack_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-02 12:19:48

const char* was just used for consistency with some of the standard library
functions that expect const char*. I'm fine changing it though. I have no
strong preference either way.


On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Boris <boriss_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Wed, 02 Apr 2008 00:51:21 +0200, Jeremy Pack <rostovpack_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
> > Boris,
> >
> > I've already got the first issue in my queue to fix. I'll add the second
> > one
> > as well. For the sake of Windows users, I may allow either wide or
> > standard
> > characters for the relevant function calls. Any thoughts?
> I would definitely prefer if the interface is either wide or standard
> character-based on every operating system the library is supported on.
> Standard characters seem to be a natural choice then if a decision between
> the two types has to be made. Looking at the entire Boost distribution
> this also seems to be more consistent as I know for example that
> Boost.Interprocess only works with standard characters, too.
> By the way, this reminds me of another question: Is there any reason why
> const char* is used and not std::string where strings are expected?
> Boris
> > [...]
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