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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Process 0.5: Another update/potential candidate for an official library
From: Yakov Galka (ybungalobill_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-15 13:23:45

On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 8:05 PM, Alexander Lamaison <awl03_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> [...]
> Every C++ runtime implementation, every C++ standard library
> implementation

Likely to be true at this point in time (although non of us can check
*every* C++ runtime), but I know plans to do otherwise.

> and other Boost libraries on Windows

AFAIK not boost.locale.

[...] it is at least consistent.

So does using UTF-8 everywhere.

> The confusion arives from
> unilaterally changing one library to interpret 8-bit strings
> differently.
This is not unilaterally. There are (non boost) libraries that do this.
(E.g. sqlite)

Also there will not be confusion if, as I said, it is done as a
compile-time switch.


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