[Development] RFC: Defaulting to or enforcing UTF-8 locales on Unix systems
thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon Nov 18 19:09:30 CET 2019
On Monday, 18 November 2019 17:05:29 CET Lars Knoll wrote:
> > On 18 Nov 2019, at 17:00, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at> wrote:
> > Thiago Macieira wrote:
> >> The codecs we want to remove are just big tables of mapping old, legacy
> >> codecs to UTF-16. We can easily remove those.
> >> After that, removal of QTextCodec itself is not a big gain.
> > So let me ask once again: Is ICU not already a hard requirement for Qt on
> > *nix systems? So why can we not just rely on ICU's tables?
> No, it’s not a hard requirement. And especially for low end embedded
> systems, we also want to keep it that way.
But we should not keep the our codecs (aside from the UTF ones) because of
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