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Subject: Re: [boost] [General] Always treat std::strings as UTF-8
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-14 10:26:31

At Fri, 14 Jan 2011 17:07:20 +0200,
Peter Dimov wrote:
> Alexander Lamaison wrote:
> > I'm opposed to this strategy simply because it differs from the way
> > existing libraries treat narrow strings.
> It differs from them because it's right, and existing libraries are
> wrong. Unfortunately, they'll continue being wrong for a long time,
> because of this same argument.

Does the "right" strategy come with some policies/practices that can
allow it to coexist with the existing "wrong" libraries? If so, I'm
all +1 on it.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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