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Re: Portable unicode string and missing snwprintf function

From: William Linkmeyer <wlink10_at_[hidden]>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 14:35:03 -0500


> On Nov 17, 2022, at 8:39 AM, Nicolas M via Std-Discussion <std-discussion_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hello,
> While porting some Microsoft C++ code to the Linux platform, I have realized that while there is snprintf() function for std::string, there is no direct equivalent for std::wstring.
> Do you think such a function could be added to the standard? It would make std::wstring a more viable alternative to std::string.
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4107947/how-to-determine-buffer-size-for-vswprintf-under-linux-gcc
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3693479/why-does-c-not-have-an-snwprintf-function
> On the other hand, with Windows starting to support UTF-8 programs as of 2019 (and UTF-8 std::string), std::string might become a simple way to store unicode text in cross-platform programs.
> https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/apps/design/globalizing/use-utf8-code-page
> Best Regards
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Received on 2022-11-17 19:35:17