Re: utf-16 and glib

>>> What is wrong with:
>>> gchar*  g_utf8_strncpy  (gchar *dest,const gchar *src,gsize n);
>> That's one not needed as strncpy should work.
> hehe i know but that function it really exist:

It does make sense. strncpy copies N bytes, when what you want to do
is copy N characters from a multi-byte encoded string. You don't want
to the copy to stop somewhere in the middle of a multi-byte character
sequence because the result simply wouldn't make sense.

>>> and the macro:
>>> gtext*  g_text_strncpy  (gtext*dest,const gtext*src,gsize n);

Because having 2 implementations of a function and having 1
automatically chosen by a pre-processor macro is one of the worst API
decisions that Microsoft has ever made. And that's saying something.

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