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Re: [pre-lexer-2 1/4] command: Factor command name matching out of comma

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: [pre-lexer-2 1/4] command: Factor command name matching out of command.c.
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 09:36:39 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 12:50:15PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>      >      > Also, the Gtk/Glib functions use plain char for UTF8 strings,
>      >
>      > Actually, that's not literally true.  The functions are declared to 
>      > take gchar *.  Glib then typedefs gchar to char.  Perhaps with some
>      > devious hack we could make gchar into something else, but I'm not 
>      > too sure how wise it would be to do that.
>      I think it would be a bad idea.
>      We seem somewhat stuck then.
> Another idea would be to create some inline wrapper functions
> around gnulibs u8_ functions.  This might not be too hard,
> since the headers are generated from a .in file.

I'm not opposed to doing that kind of thing.  It's too bad,
though, that this would cause us to conflate UTF-8 and locale

We could use "sparse" annotations to distinguish them, I guess.
That wouldn't be too bad, although we'd only get the warnings if
we used that additional tool.
Ben Pfaff

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