Re: Introspection API

On Fri, 2005-02-18 at 23:41 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
>On Fri, 2005-02-18 at 15:34 -0600, Mike Kestner wrote:
>>On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 15:38 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
>>> Comments would be appreciated,
>>One more wrinkle for params...
>>It would be nice for string params to identify encoding when they are
>>not in utf8 encoding, such as in the filename case.  A case could
>>probably be made for a GStringDef.
>Are there any other common encodings besides filenames and UTF-8 ? 
>I have reworked my initial api draft a bit (drawing some inspiration
>from dbus-gidl.h), and the new draft includes generic annotations, which
>could be used to associate encoding information with string parameters. -
you'll hit utf-16 and ucs-4 often too, particularly for
non-close-to-ascii data.

also EUC-JP, EUC-CN, EUC-TW, EUC-KR are very important, as unicode
mangled them completely (the Han unification).


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