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Subject: Re: [boost] Fw: [locale] Formal review of Boost.Locale library
From: Joshua Boyce (raptorfactor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-15 12:36:44

Sorry to go on a tangent here, but what exactly is the objection to

On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 1:05 AM, Ryou Ezoe <boostcpp_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Why ASCII?
> ASCII is not portable.
> Only portable characters are basic source character set.
> You can't use $, @ and ` in portable code.
> If you drop support of pre C++0x compiler, you can use u8, u and U
> encoding prefix.
> But still, char can be UTF-8 or any other encoding.
> If this library accept char const * and std::string, then it will
> receive null terminated binary string that can be any encoding.
> Your idea of "Use ASCII in order to localize your software" doesn't work.
> This library will be ignored just like program_options.
> --
> Ryou Ezoe
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