Subject: Re: [boost] [string] proposal
From: Mostafa (mostafa_working_away_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-23 21:15:15
On Sun, 23 Jan 2011 17:58:45 -0800, Mostafa
> On Sat, 22 Jan 2011 14:10:10 -0800, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 8:47 PM, Patrick Horgan <phorgan1_at_[hidden]>
>>> On 01/21/2011 09:50 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> +1 with the caveat that UTF-8 and UTF-32 is considered by many to be
>>> most needed types with UTF-16 considered evil. (Seems to be a
>>> Windows/non-Windows split. I like them all;)
>> IIRC, Oracle supports UTF-8 and UTF-16, so a lot of folks will want
>> UTF-16 for that reason. It isn't just Windows programmers.
> FYI: OS/X and iOS both also use UTF-16.
Though I might add that they do provide means to convert to/from from
UTF-8 and their NSString class.
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