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Subject: Re: [boost] [interprocess] utf8 file names in memory mapped files
From: Ion Gaztañaga (igaztanaga_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-31 14:51:08

El 31/01/2012 11:05, Thorsten Ottosen escribió:

> I don't see any particular reason for supporting wide strings, neither
> in Boost.Filesystem or Interprocess. If everything was in "utf8-mode",
> we can just use std:::string. Of course, both libraries needs to do
> custom stuff under the hood (e.g. converting to utf16 on windows before
> calling the windows api).

I'm really ignorant on encoding and unicode issues, but I guess windows
users don't expect "char *" or std::string to be utf-8 encoded.



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