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Subject: Re: [boost] [general] What will string handling in C++ look like in the future [was Always treat ... ]
From: Patrick Horgan (phorgan1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-20 00:09:45

On 01/19/2011 09:50 AM, Artyom wrote:
> ... elision by patrick ...
> Take a look on this code:
building test failed on my linux box with gcc 4.6. Is it supposed to
work here?

2/2 Testing: test_streambuf
2/2 Test: test_streambuf
Command: "/usr/local/downloads/tmp/nowide/test_streambuf"
Directory: /usr/local/downloads/tmp/nowide
"test_streambuf" start time: Jan 19 20:58 PST
Testing input device
Testing input device, small buffer
Testing output device
Testing output device, small buffer size
Testing output device, reset
Testing seek fault
Testing tell fault
Testing random access device
Error /usr/local/downloads/tmp/nowide/test/test_streambuf.cpp:231
<end of output>
Test time = 0.01 sec
Test Failed.
"test_streambuf" end time: Jan 19 20:58 PST
"test_streambuf" time elapsed: 00:00:00

End testing: Jan 19 20:58 PST

> This is the code I use for my projects that implements
> what I'm talking about - simple easy to use straightforward.
> Also don't forget two things:
> 1. Microsoft Deprecated ANSI API and does not recommend
> to use it.
> If the only OS that gives us most of the encodings headache
> deprecated ANSI API I don't think that Boost should
> continue supporting it.
> 2. All the world had already moved to Unicode, Microsoft
> did this as well.
> They did it in their incompatible-with-rest-of-the-world
> way... But still they did it too - so we can continue
> ignoring the fact that UTF-8 is ultimate encoding
> or go forward.
> Artyom
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