Re: hilghlighting

On Wed, 12 May 2010, deloptes <deloptes yahoo com> wrote :

this was a pretty good summary.
So Windows >2k is utf-16 - I stopped following with 2k.
so in theory it would accept utf-8 so MinGW shouldn't mangle the chars

No, you clearly didn't read the summary. UTF-16 is NOT compatible with UTF-8. Granted my last post was over-simplified and a little out of date, but the essence was correct - Windows only handles Unicode in word-wide form, where UTF-8 is explicitly a byte stream.
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