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Subject: Re: [boost] RFC: interest in Unicode codecs?
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-20 09:23:02

Phil Endecott wrote:
> I think that in this case an iterator that can be incremented and
> dereferenced in some limited way beyond its end would be sufficient.
> For example, a std::string normally has a 0 byte beyond its
> end so that
> c_str() can work, so it is safe (for some value of safe!) to keep
> advancing a std::string::iterator until a 0 is seen, without looking
> for end().

A terminator is only specified for the result of c_str(), not for a string's internal representation.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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