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Subject: Re: [boost] [General] Treat narrow strings as UTF-8 (compilationflag)
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-22 14:40:42

Beman Dawes wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 2:49 AM, Yakov Galka <ybungalobill_at_[hidden]>

> The default encoding for narrow and wide characters char and wchar_t
> in Boost libraries mirrors the default encoding for these characters
> in C++ and the standard library, which is in turn mirroring the
> default encoding supplied by various operating systems. It is as
> simple as that.
> So if you want a change, convince these folks to change their default
> encoding, and give users a chance to adjust to that change.


The idea that one change should be propogated all boost libraries
over the authority of boost library authors has created havoc before.
I'm refering to the the redefinition/repurposing of BOOST_THROW_EXCEPTION

Robert Ramey

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