Subject: Re: [boost] Silly Boost.Locale default narrowstringencodinginWindows
From: Yakov Galka (ybungalobill_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-29 11:12:12
On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 16:41, Peter Dimov <pdimov_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> It would've been nice for Microsoft to set all the narrow code pages to
> UTF-8 in Windows NT (or Windows 64 bit, the other transition point), but
> they didn't, so here we are.
They can do it anytime. It won't break anything. You already cannot rely on
a specific narrow code page, and it even can be variable-length (e.g.
Shift-JIS). They don't do it intentionally (http://bit.ly/2Pdaa).
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