unicode characters are not printed correctly on the windows command line?

Steven Schveighoffer schveiguy at gmail.com
Mon Dec 23 15:53:17 UTC 2019

On 12/23/19 10:48 AM, bachmeier wrote:
> On Monday, 23 December 2019 at 15:34:13 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote:
>> I really appreciate the enthusiasm here, but at the risk of being 
>> cynical, I see little chance that this gets accepted. Before you spend 
>> any time on actual code, a DIP is going to be required, as this would 
>> be a huge change to the language. I'm sure you have a lot of time, but 
>> I don't want you to waste it on something that is likely to be rejected.
>> If you still want to proceed, even at the risk of doing a lot of work 
>> for nothing (or at least, a lot of work that ends up being just on 
>> code.dlang.org instead of Phobos)
> Just out of curiosity, what would be the advantage of having something 
> like this in Phobos rather than as a separate package?

It means that all of Phobos can take advantage of the better performance 
and other benefits.

For instance, std.process uses File (and therefore FILE *) as it's 
streams for the pipes to the child process. This has huge limitations.


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