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Subject: Re: [boost] [general] What will string handling in C++ look like in the future
From: Marsh Ray (marsh_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-08 11:57:53

On 01/21/2011 07:09 PM, Peter Dimov wrote:
> 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.

My simple guideline is that any time someone uses the term "ANSI",
"ASCII", or "Unicode" to refer to an encoding scheme they don't know
what they're talking about.


- Marsh

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