Subject: Re: Type for wide characters
To: Julian Coleman <J.D.Coleman@newcastle.ac.uk>
From: Todd Whitesel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/05/1999 02:25:22
> Thus it would be useful to know what type to use for
> wchar_t, so that I can make attr_t the same. I've had a request to make it
> a fixed width type, so how about u_int32_t?
Yes. Go with this. There is an ISO character set standard (eclipsed by
unicode, thankfully) which uses 4-byte characters.
I forget the ISO number, but something like 10617 feels close.
toddpw @ best.com