Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in Unicode library for Boost?
From: Daniela Engert (dani_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-09-23 16:46:42
Am 23.09.2018 um 17:55 schrieb Stefan Seefeld via Boost:
> On 9/23/18 11:37 AM, Zach Laine via Boost wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 23, 2018 at 4:57 AM Andrey Semashev via Boost <
>> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> On 9/23/18 7:45 AM, Zach Laine via Boost wrote:
>>> I think a Unicode library is very much needed in Boost.
>>> Why not use a specialized library, like ICU?
>> It's partly a question of the size of ICU, which is several megabytes,
>> whereas Boost.Text is only 1.2-2MB depending on your compiler.
> Ideally, a "Unicode library for Boost" would offer an API, and the
> question of what backend is used would be an implementation detail.
Right. For example, Windows 10 comes with ICU built in, ready for
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