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Subject: Re: [boost] htmlspecialchars and urlencode?
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-03 03:06:43

On Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 1:32 PM, Andrey Semashev
<andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 18, 2015 at 2:57 PM, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Does Boost have functions like htmlspecialchars and urlencode (from PHP)?
>> If not, I think they'd make a nice addition to the string algorithm lib.
> There is XML character decorator in Boost.Log. It is based on a common
> tool called pattern_replacer which can be used as a function (see

Does it do multiple passes over the input and update the string in-place?
Doesn't look like a good idea.

> In Boost.StringAlgo there are a number of replace algorithms which can
> be used for this.

Which one would be best?


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