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Subject: Re: [boost] [nowide] Request for interest (nowide unicode support for windows)
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-16 22:22:40

On 06/16/2010 11:50 PM, Artyom wrote:
> To be honest, have you seen anybody using "wide-path" outside
> of Windows scope? Do you actually need such "wide-path" for POSIX
> platforms?

Well, we actually use wide paths all around in our code, and
Boost.Filesystem does a great job at providing a portable API for all
platforms, including POSIX.

Personally, I think that wide paths are more convenient than UTF-8 since
it is easier to apply string processing algorithms on them.

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