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Subject: Re: [boost] [locale] Review results for Boost.Locale library
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-01 04:23:28

Artyom wrote:

> I've mentioned not once that ASCII keys not a technical reason
> but much deeper - localization related reason.
> I can technically add support of L"" and Whatever You Want as gettext keys
> but this is wrong same as it is wrong today to use "gets()" and the
> real reason is not technical and not even the fact that MSVC
> does not know to create proper UTF-8 literal, the reason
> is much deeper - linguistic reason, usability reason, even
> for pure Windows developers.
> I had written this reason not once and I will not repeat
> it over and over again.

Do you think you can add that reason to documentation? Maybe it's
there, but I did not notice it on the quick look.


Vladimir Prus
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