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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: 2011-02-12 08:57:42

On Fri, 11 Feb 2011 20:23:58 -0800
Scott McMurray <[hidden]> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 21:41, Chad Nelson
> <chad.thecomfychair_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> I understand why it's useful to know how long it is in encoding
>>> units, but the number of code points seems quite useless to me.
>>> Can you elaborate?
>> The size in code-points *is* the size of the string, according to the
>> view of the string that the class exposes.
> Ok, but what would I actually want to use that for?

What do you use string.length() for? :-) Efficiently providing an
answer to that is one of several things the UTF string classes keep
track of it for.

Chad Nelson
Oak Circle Software, Inc.

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