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Subject: Re: [boost] [General] Always treat std::strings as UTF-8
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-18 20:28:31

At Tue, 18 Jan 2011 14:50:51 -0600,
Christian Holmquist wrote:
> There are algorithms in stl that have requirements on their input (sorted,
> usually), why is this different?

The main difference is that strings tend to have static (often
immutable) content, so it makes more sense to tie their properties to
a type.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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