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Subject: Re: [boost] [UTF String] UTF String library 1.5 ready for perusal
From: Chad Nelson (chad.thecomfychair_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-10 08:40:27

On Thu, 10 Feb 2011 14:22:56 +0100
Mathias Gaunard <mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 09/02/2011 15:50, Chad Nelson wrote:
>> This version is substantially better than the original. The design
>> has been somewhat simplified, removing extraneous features like
>> null-string emulation. Each of the classes now contain as many of
>> the std::string functions as I could efficiently add (essentially
>> all of them in utf32_t), including I/O stream functions
> Bad design, IMHO.

Not very constructive. *Why* do you think it's a bad design?

>> and also features code-point iterators.
> That code point iterator uses pointers and indexes instead of
> iterators, which means it cannot work as an arbitrary iterator adaptor
> even though it could with virtually no change, especially since it
> only requires a forward iterator.

Sorry, I don't understand the reasoning behind that assertion. Please
enlighten me.

Chad Nelson
Oak Circle Software, Inc.

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