Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Locale and the standard "message" facet
From: Artyom (artyomtnk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-02 06:53:44
> From: Vicente BOTET <vicente.botet_at_[hidden]>
> > Objet : Re: [boost] Boost.Locale and the standard "message" facet
> > > Subject: [boost] Boost.Locale and the standard "message" facet
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I was wondering how Boost.Locale is related
> > > to the standard message facet which is used
> > > to translate messages.
> > The standard message catalogs allow to extract
> > messages by integer identifiers but may use string
> > identifiers and it is implementation defined
> > It is undefined how to load message facets
> Well implementation defined doesn't mean undefined.
Actually I want to talk about it a little bit more.
std::message facet is designed after POSIX catopen and catgets
POSIX defines various rules on how to load message catalogs their
However it is POSIX interface and as you probably
understand Windows does not like such standards
and according it MSDN std::message does nothing:
> Currently, while the messages class is implemented,
> there are no messages.
So as you can see, message facets not so useful
as they may seem...
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