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Subject: Re: [SG16-Unicode] It???s Time to Stop Adding New Features for Non-Unicode Execution Encodings in C++
From: Philipp Klaus Krause (krauseph_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-04-29 02:28:19

Am 28.04.19 um 23:25 schrieb JeanHeyd Meneide:
> I think there's really only one thing that needs to be fixed, and that's
> the POSIX and C locales. Right now, they force a by-requirement 256
> single-byte encoding. (Chapter 6, Section 2, first sentence:
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/).
> […]
> POSIX/C need to acknowledge that multibyte encodings are reasonable
> defaults (not just recommended extensions, but plausible defaults).
> Until then, no: the C standard does not deliver for all and actively
> harms the development and growth of international text processing on
> large and small hardware systems.

I see the problem with the POSIX locale. But what is the problem with
the C locale. Is it about iswblank()?


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