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Re: String and std::string
Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Mar 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> I've been toying with some ideas for UserSetting persistence in
>> setup.conf, and have run into the following issue:
>> String, from String++.* lacks some functionality I need. std::string
>> has the necessary functionality.
>> Is one of String and std::string deprecated as far as setup is
>> Are there any features String has but std::string does not?
> Except for casecompare() I think not. Of course you can perform
> caseless comparison with std::string. It's just a bit tricky :).
> Hint: char_traits.
What fun. I think it's time to improve my STL knowledge.
> And there is the other difference that string is standard.
>> Should I add the needed functionality to String, or convert all
>> relevant parts of setup away from String, to std::string?
> This will require a BIG patch.
> There was a short discussion in the
> past about this I think.
Can anyone point me to it? "String" doesn't make a very good search term!