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Subject: Re: [boost] [C++0x] Emulate C++0x char16_t, char32_t, std::u16string, and std::u32string
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-21 17:35:23

On 07/21/2011 04:58 PM, Beman Dawes wrote:

> But consider this... The two most widely used compilers, GCC and VC++,
> are already shipping with char16_t and char32_t in the global
> namespace. GCC via actual keywords, VC++ via typedefs. So other
> compilers are bound to soon follow. Thus it seems a bit of a detour
> for boost to introduce boost::char16_t/boost::char32_t.

Note that you can't have boost::char16_t, since char16_t is a keyword.

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