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Subject: Re: [boost] [general] What will string handling in C++ look likeinthe future [was Always treat ... ]
From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-19 15:18:21

Alexander Lamaison wrote:
> 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.

Well, it probably depends on what part of Linux we're talking to, but most
of the functions do not interpret char* as being in any encoding, neither do
they have a default. They just treat it as a byte sequence.

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