Request for Discussion: SAX 1.0 in C++
sb at metis.no
Tue Jan 4 07:40:14 GMT 2000
>>>>> roddey at us.ibm.com:
>>> For those folks who need to store text, they can certainly strip off
>>> unwanted bytes before storing it. It is much more reasonable to
>>> require transcoding of people storing text than to require everyone
>>> using the data on the fly to transcode.
>> Using data on the fly is what I want to do. That's why I prefer to
>> get it in the form I will use it.
> For most people though, UTF-8 is a loser.
Please note that in the quoted text, I was talking about converting
from UTF-16 stored in 32 bit wchar_t, to UTF-16 stored in 16 bit wide
I was worried about the overhead of using 32 bit for 16 bit values,
and I was worried about the conversion overhead from 32 bit to 16 bit
Nothing about UTF-8 at all.
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