DBus API problems & UTF-8

Ross Burton ross at burtonini.com
Mon Jun 12 05:39:59 PDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-06-12 at 13:47 +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> If you're not already using UTF-8 in your C program, then its at most one 
> single method call to convert. Unless your strings are absolutely enourmous
> the performance hit of the conversion shouldn't show up as a large hotspot.
> In any case this is a small price to pay for cross-application interoperability. 

Don't forget that if you can safely assume that all strings you'll be
dealing with are ASCII, then you don't need to do anything as UTF-8
contains the ASCII character set.

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