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Subject: Re: [boost] [General] Always treat std::strings as UTF-8
From: John B. Turpish (jbturp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-14 18:33:02

On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 5:52 PM, Robert Kawulak
<robert.kawulak_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> IIUC you can't assume a fixed size for a character even with UTF-32. In UTF-32 only _codepoints_ have fixed size, yet one character
> may be composed of several codepoints, e.g. a latin letter followed by a diacritical mark, making up one character
> (
> Best regards,
> Robert

I stand corrected. This sort of the thing is the reason I start with
disclaimers like, "I'm not an expert, so take this with a grain of

Anyhow, thanks for the info.

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