Subject: Re: [boost] [general] What will string handling in C++ look like in the future
From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-21 20:09:21
Patrick Horgan wrote:
> There's nothing wrong about either one, although blindly dealing with it
> without knowing which would be problematic. Of course this is an
> artificial distinction and it might be Shift-JIS or EUC or others as well.
> These are all valid and are only a subset of widely used 8-bit
The "ANSI code page" on Windows may well use Shift-JIS. "ANSI" is just a(n
unfortunate choice of) name, the actual encoding is not fixed and has little
to do with ANSI - it depends on the Windows locale.
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