Re: [libxml++] Glib::ustring, lBoost Lib, and libstdc++
- From: Loïc Joly <Loic Joly reportive com>
- To: <libxmlplusplus-general lists sourceforge net>
- Subject: Re: [libxml++] Glib::ustring, lBoost Lib, and libstdc++
- Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 18:13:58 +0200
> De la part de Tom Browder
> A couple of years ago I participated in a thread here discussing
> decoupling libxml++'s dependency on the whole of Glib and friends.
> Among other things discussed was possible substitutes for ustring.
> Now I've come back to ask if there has been any thought to proposing
> that ustring be made a member of the Boost library (for possible
> future incorporation into the C++ standard library).
UTF8 string are certainly considered for the C++ standard. They would probably not look like Glib::ustring, however, but like an instanciation of basic_string with a specific char_trait. Here are last versions of the standard evolution papers about UTF8 support in the standard:
http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2007/n2295.html (UTF8 litteral) http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2007/n2149.html (UTF8 char) http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2007/n2238.html (UTF8 in the SL)
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