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RE: utf-8 Locale support on Solaris and Linux

From: Carl W. Brown <cbrown@xnetinc.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 06:41:31 -0700
To: <www-international@w3.org>
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Andrea,

What I should have said is that you can not count on wchar_t being Unicode.

Carl

> -----Original Message-----
> From: A. Vine [mailto:avine@eng.sun.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2001 5:17 PM
> To: Carl W. Brown
> Cc: www-international@w3.org; ienup.sung@sun.com
> Subject: Re: utf-8 Locale support on Solaris and Linux
> 
> 
> 
> 
> "Carl W. Brown" wrote:
> > 
> > On Solaris the wide
> > character implementation is not Unicode.
> > 
> 
> Correction - on Solaris the wide character implementation depends on the
> locale.  It is Unicode in a locale with a default charset which 
> is a Unicode
> encoding.
> 
> If you mean it is not UTF-16, I cannot remember.  I have copied 
> someone who can
> clarify the wide character implementation in Solaris.
> 
> Regards,
> Andrea
Received on Wednesday, 10 October 2001 09:41:28 GMT

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