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Subject: Re: [boost] [SQL-Connectivity] Is Boost interested in CppDB?
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-14 09:48:25

On 12/14/2010 9:03 AM, Artyom wrote:
>> From: Edward Diener<eldiener_at_[hidden]>
>>> Okay. So that means people using std::wstring have to deal with
>>> converting to UTF-8 encoded std::string on their own. Sounds like a
>>> pain in Windows defaulted to use std::wstring in applications. :/
>> Converting between Unicode encodings should be a separate library anyway.
>> Was there not someone working on such a cross-platform library for Boost ?
>> What happened to it ? Was it scrapped because of possible Unicode support in
>> C++0x ?
> Accidentally (or not) there is a Boost.Locale library that I had submitted for a
> formal
> review is stuck in queue waiting for the formal review.
> It supports charset conversions and much more of Unicode handling.
> And accidentally (or not) it recommends using UTF-8 anywhere
> and not to use wide strings...

That's fine as long as you realize that it may not be the most common
usage of Unicode for everybody ( such as in Windows programming ).

I am looking forward to the review of Boost.Locale.

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