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Subject: Re: [boost] Silly Boost.Locale default narrowstringencodinginWindows
From: Anders Dalvander (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-29 10:59:55

On 20:59, Alf P. Steinbach wrote:
> Would you like to be the one telling Norwegian student Åshild Bjørnson
> that you favor the notion that she should waste hours or days installing
> Boost and some other nix-oriented library and use 'gettext', in order to
> be able to display her name in her first C++ program?

Or you could only use ASCII in source code, encode the strings in UTF-8
manually using octal escape sequences.

#include <iostream>
int main()
    std::cout << "\303\205shild Bj\303\270rnson\n";

Not that nice to the eye, but anyway...

Anders Dalvander


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