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Subject: Re: [boost] [spirit2] How to get encoding-specific parsers by character type
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-12 02:42:35

On 06/12/2010 04:09 AM, Joel de Guzman wrote:
> On 6/12/10 5:13 AM, Andrey Semashev wrote:
>> On 06/11/2010 12:35 PM, Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
>>> There isn't anything like that. The reason is that usually you want to
>>> specify a character set in addition to the character type to use. So the
>>> solution above is nothing I would like to see in Spirit, even if it
>>> might be
>>> sufficient for your particular case. OTOH, if it is sufficient for you
>>> why
>>> don't you just add it inside your namespace and be done?
>> Well, I did so. It just so happens that I find myself replicating that
>> code in different places.
>> I'm not very familiar with the standard specs on the new character types
>> but isn't there a strong relationship between the character type and
>> encoding? Can't we be sure that e.g. char16_t is UTF-16, char is the
>> standard narrow and wchar_t is the standard wide encoding?
> I don't think so. I use char/UTF-8 a lot now; I don't want char to be tied
> to standard narrow.

Ok, what about specifying encoding tag then?

   template< typename EncodingTagT >
   struct encoding_specific

I could create my traits to deduce the default encoding by the character
type for my case.

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