From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jul 07 2008 - 22:05:06 CDT
William J Poser <wjposer at ldc dot upenn dot edu> wrote:
> I don't write for MS Windows so I don't worry too much about the fact
> that wchar_t is only two bytes (is this true on Vista, by the way?)
This is almost always a programming language or library issue, not an
operating system issue. If I crank up my trusty old Borland C++ 3.1
compiler, int will still be 16 bits, even on Windows XP.
Ken's advice on wchar_t is sound: Just Say No. Define a type whose size
you know, and use that.
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