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Re: printing wchar_t*


> Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2006 15:18:50 -0700
> From: "Jim Blandy" <jimb@red-bean.com>
> 
> As far as conveying strings accurately to GUI's via MI is concerned:
> 
> It's fine to improve the way MI conveys data to the front end.  It
> seems to me we still need to do things like repetition elimination and
> length limiting, but that syntax should certainly be designed to make
> the front ends' life easier.

Do you agree that the array@@ feature suggested by Daniel is a step in
the right direction?

> I'm not so sure about GDB doing character set conversion.  I think I'd
> rather see GDB concentrate on accurately and safely conveying target
> code points to the front end, and make the front end responsible for
> displaying it.

I'd rather see GDB offering something in this area as well, but until
we have a volunteer for this job, this disagreement is academic.


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