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Subject: Re: [boost] [general] What will string handling in C++ look like inthe future [was Always treat ... ]
From: Alexander Lamaison (awl03_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-19 14:42:44

On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 19:42:25 +0200, Peter Dimov wrote:

> Alexander Lamaison wrote:
>> By changing the OS-default encoding to assume char* string was UTF-8.
> You keep talking about "OS-default encoding", but there's no such thing.
> POSIX operating systems do not assume anything about the encoding of char*

I was under the impression that Linux changed from interpreting char* as
being in a multitude of different encodings to being in UTF-8 by default.


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