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Subject: Re: [boost] [nowide] Library Updates and Boost's broken UTF-8 codecvt facet
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-10-08 08:55:18

On 10/8/15 2:52 AM, Artyom Beilis wrote:

> There is also small but significant difference, my UTF-8 <-> UTF-16/32
> facets are template based and header only implementation.

The current one is also header only and template based
> Regarding the test - I have my own that the old facet obviously wouldn't pass.

That is not my question. Will your new version pass the current test?

>> You'll have to give us some warning - maybe skip a release or maybe
>> just use header re-direction.

> It can't be simple redirection as it works in little bit different way.

Hmmm - very suspicious. I expect to just be able to include a header and
create an instance of the codecvt type and start using it. If I can't
do this, we might have a problem.

> I think just keeping old utf8 facet until all library maintainers
> replace it - and it would likely take more than one release :-)
> Artyom Beilis
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