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Subject: Re: [boost] [general] What will string handling in C++ look like in the future [was Always treat ... ]
From: Alexander Lamaison (awl03_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-19 11:56:57

On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 17:34:27 +0100, Matus Chochlik wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 5:26 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> At Wed, 19 Jan 2011 11:33:02 +0100,
>> Matus Chochlik wrote:
>> *Scenario D:* We try for scenario A. and people still use Qstrings, wxStrings, etc.
> 'I think maybe you underestimate our influence.' :)
>> *Scenario E:* We add another string class and everyone adopts it
> Ok I admit that this is possible. But let me ask: How did the C world
> made the transition without abandoning char ?

They made the transition? I must have missed this.

The Windows API _is_ C and has all the problems we've been talking about.


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