[Interest] Why QString and not std::string?

André Pönitz andre.poenitz at mathematik.tu-chemnitz.de
Fri Jun 15 23:05:00 CEST 2012


On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 11:50:47AM +0100, Rui Maciel wrote:
> Does anyone know what's the rationale for relying on Qt's custom QString 
> instead of simply using C++'s standard and omnipresent std::string?

std::string is closer to QByteArray than to QString, so you are 
probably not asking the question that you might want to ask.

Anyway, "convenience" is one reason.

Andre'



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