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From: Duane Murphy (duanemurphy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-25 12:23:05

--- At Fri, 25 Jun 2004 17:11:12 +0100, Keith MacDonald wrote:

>I decided not to use boost::filesystem, because it does not support Unicode.
>There's a thread in the archives about it, explaining that Unicode was
>ignored, because it was specific to Windows, and this is intended to be a
>portable library. However, I think the developers have missed the point
>that the Windows file system uses Unicode natively, so boost::filesystem is
>not really portable to it. A more useful solution, in my opinion, would be
>one that allowed the user to choose which char type to use, like

I thought I would point out the Mac OS X is also a unicode file system.

Naturally the future of all file systems will be toward unicode. Unicode
support ought to be addressed.


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