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Subject: Re: [boost] [string] proposal
From: Matus Chochlik (chochlik_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-28 09:23:16

On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 2:59 PM, Stewart, Robert <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Matus Chochlik wrote:
>> I have had the exactly the same feeling (about the apples and
>> orangutans) the whole time I've participated in the immutable
>> vs. unicode string discussion. I know that Dean tries to focus
>> on performance and does not care about encodings and I do care
>> about performance just not so much Dean, does.
> That's unfair and wrong.  Dean's view<utf8_encoding> type was roughly equivalent to your utf8_string (names aside) all along.  He espouses a different approach to managing data storage and the encoding than do you, but that doesn't mean he "does not care about encodings."

OK, that is basically right, and I know that Dean has
proposed the view<encoding_tag> wrapper somewhere
around the beginning. And I apologize for how the above
may have sounded. Maybe I should have said it in a few
more words at the risk of repeating myself for the N-th


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