[Development] Should we change the default codec of QTextStream to UTF-8?

lars.knoll at nokia.com lars.knoll at nokia.com
Fri May 25 08:27:05 CEST 2012

On 5/24/12 11:38 PM, "ext Thiago Macieira" <thiago.macieira at intel.com>

>On quinta-feira, 24 de maio de 2012 13.15.16, 1+1=2 wrote:
>> If we want to bootstrap tool such as qmake support utf8
>Why would we want to?

One reason could be paths/filenames that are encoded in the .pro file. If
we interpret it as latin1, we can't support international filenames.

And we are now assuming utf8 for all our C++ and QML source code. One
could argue that assuming the same encoding for .pro files would be only


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