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RE: To wstring or not to wstring...

From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn@eps.inso.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 1998 10:53:16 -0700
To: "DOM List" <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000e01bda9d0$1e56f930$577670c6@endymion.eps.inso.com>
> This discussion of wchar/wstring in IDL worries me.  If it is true that
> the various operating systems implement wide characters in various byte
> lengths and encodings, how does proposing that a sequence be used in the
> DOM IDL help anything?  It seems to me that by using the sequence in the
> DOM IDL spec. you are then asking each implementor to handle the data
> marshaling/unmarshaling for wide characters to/from any other platform.
> Is this true?

The DOM abstractly assumes a Unicode implementation.
Received on Tuesday, 7 July 1998 10:53:28 UTC

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