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Subject: Re: [SG16-Unicode] Replacement for codecvt
From: Lyberta (lyberta_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-09-02 05:06:00

Corentin Jabot:
> The real problem is system apis (both posix and win32 and all existing C
> code) - null termination in C++ exist for compatibility with that and it
> seems unlikely that we would manage to convince win32 or posix people
> to add (pointer size) functions everywhere - it's a lot of functions

I think this is the only way forward.

Take char8_t* + size_t or make a struct with those fields, that's the
only sane way for C.

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