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From: degski (degski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-06-12 13:20:09

On Fri, 12 Jun 2020 at 02:37, Alexander Grund <alexander.grund_at_[hidden]>

> Am 11.06.20 um 19:15 schrieb degski:
> > As a Windows user, I find this library less and less attractive. W10
> > is now optionally fully Unicode/utf8, there is no reason to have
> > anything else than
> > or
> > something like it and do perimeter conversions with these two
> > functions, specifically for windows. `std::filesystem` (and other bits
> > of the STL) does the right thing. The original author worked at
> > Microsoft at the time and the code was published on the Windows blog,
> > i.e.this is how it is done.
> Thanks for the input. On that:
> - The "optional" UTF-8 (via Manifest) is only available in recent enough
> Windows versions. Our company Windows does not support it (It seems to
> be some kind of LTS release)
> - The code uses the WinAPI for the conversion with exceptions on errors
> while Nowide uses replacements. I guess it's choose your poison

Yeah, that's it. And you're right, I can (and many not) fully control my

PS: sax looks like a cool collection of utils, well done!

Thank you.


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