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From: Alexander Grund (alexander.grund_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-11-11 09:09:34

Am 07.11.19 um 03:39 schrieb Yakov Galka:
> On Wed, Nov 6, 2019 at 2:11 AM Alexander Grund via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden] <mailto:boost_at_[hidden]>> wrote:
> Does anyone know what the status of Boost.Nowide is? It seems the
> filestream parts are now incorporated into Boost.FileSystem. So it
> seems
> only cin/cout/cerr, the args wrapper and the C-functions (fopen, ...)
> are missing. Especially the first 2 are very useful in writing
> cross-platform code.
> I don't know the status of Boost.Nowide. However, it's usefulness has
> diminished with the introduction of UTF-8 codepage support in Windows
> 10 in May this year. See

Interesting, thanks! Great to see that someone at MS finally made the
right decision so that Windows is no longer the only OS not supporting UTF8.

However it does require Win10 1903 minimum and a change to the
manifest(s). So maybe Nowide still has some use.


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