From: Alexei Alexandrov (alexei.alexandrov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-20 16:15:12
Beman Dawes wrote:
> I've created ticket #1936 with the above.
> There are two perspectives to consider at this issue.
> * As a very specific tweak to the current interface.
> * As a further indication that there should be a single path type that
> can handle both wide and narrow types. Peter Dimov suggested that once,
> and I keep turning over in my mind how it could be accomplished. With
> C++0x supplying two new character types, the need becomes more pressing.
> I still don't want to invent a solution that applies only to filesystem
> paths; there is a general need for strings that can cope with multiple
> character types and encodings.
I don't think that this tweak is that much specific, though. I think it
is rather in line with the rest of STL interfaces that try to be
-- Alexei Alexandrov
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