[Development] Shall we turn on /utf-8 compiler option when build qt for Windows?

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Mon Jan 30 12:41:47 CET 2017

30.01.2017, 14:37, "Viktor Engelmann" <viktor.engelmann at qt.io>:
> Am 30.01.2017 um 12:23 schrieb Simon, Hausmann:
>> Making a warning go away for compilers that we know support utf-8 may not come at the price of your life :)
>> I for one am all in favor of requiring just the Qt source code (not talking about customer code) to be encoded in a 24 year
>> old standard and add all the necessary flags to the compilers to make them understand it instead of producing a warning.
>> We practically support three different front-ends: GCC, clang and MSVC. All three - MSVC with the help of an option - can
>> grok UTF-8. Let's use it at least inside Qt :)
>> Simon
> personally, I want
> - every file in the world converted to UTF8
> - every software made compatible to UTF8
> - compatibility to any other encoding removed from every software
> - everyone burned at stake for heresy who says that any other encoding has ever existed

... still UTF8 requires conversion into UTF16 to be used with most parts of Qt. Arrrgh.

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