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Subject: [boost] [filesystem] Mac OS default codecvt facet
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-14 15:37:32

On Mac OS, Boost.Filesystem currently uses std::locale() as the
default, since Apple doesn't see fit to support std::locale("").

There has been a request (ticket #3928) to change the codecvt facet to
UTF-8 for the Boost.Filesystem default on Mac OS. This would at least
potentially be a breaking change, so I wanted to ask other's opinions
before making it.


* Is UTF-8 OK with Mac OS users as the Boost.Filesystem default?

* Would Linux users also prefer UTF-8 as the Boost.Filesystem default?



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