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Subject: Re: [boost] [general] What will string handling inC++ looklike inthe future [was Always treat ... ]
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-19 17:41:03

On 19/01/2011 22:02, Peter Dimov wrote:

> - on Windows, this string is UTF-8 and is converted to UTF-16 before
> being given to the OS, and converted from UTF-16 after being received
> from it. This conversion should tolerate broken UTF-16 because the OS
> does so as well.

I see no need to tolerate bad practices if they cause obvious problems.

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