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Subject: Re: [boost] [rfc] Unicode GSoC project
From: Phil Endecott (spam_from_boost_dev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-15 12:23:31

Mathias Gaunard wrote:
> UTF-16 is still faster than UTF-8 because UTF-8 requires more complex
> decoding.
> UTF-16 has only two cases, making it easier to optimize branches under
> the likely and unlikely case.

Faster for what? Have you benchmarked it?

I think my UTF-8 code is fast. I would enjoy the challenge of
demonstrating that. But the "for what" question must be answered first.


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