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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 17:53:39

On 01/20/2011 06:33 AM, Chad Nelson wrote:
> ... elision by patrick ...
> And string16 and string32? We'll have to support UTF-32, as the
> single-codepoint-per-element type, and UTF-16 (distasteful though it
> may be) is needed for Windows.
string is already templated on the character type, character traits, and
allocator, no? So if you used string with char16_t or char32_t (real
types in current C++ specs) you would get them already. You just
wouldn't know anything about encoding.
> Or are you suggesting the utf* types in addition to the boost::string
> type? If so, I believe the idea has merit.
Yay! +1.72


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