Date: Sun, 10 May 2015 15:22:18 +0800 From: 罗勇刚(Yonggang Luo) <luoyonggang@...il.com> To: "McNellis, James P." <james@...esmcnellis.com>, Clang Dev <cfe-dev@...uiuc.edu>, musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Hi James McNellis UTF8 is a big bounce from msvc, I am urgent to see this feature to come, if Universal CRT can be opensource, then we could speed up this procedure, and clang may beneficial from the open source of the C Runtime, maybe we can ship clang with the msvcrt in the future:) 2015-05-08 17:22 GMT+08:00 McNellis, James P. <james@...esmcnellis.com>: > We currently have no plans to open source the Universal CRT. We are aware > that lack of UTF-8 support is a major problem for portability, and many > people have complained about this. We do not currently plan to implement > any UTF-8 support in this first release, but it's on our list of things to > consider implementing in the future. > > > On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 10:16 AM, 罗勇刚(Yonggang Luo) <luoyonggang@...il.com> > wrote: >> >> Does Microsoft has any plan to open source Universal CRT? >> I am interested in building a POSIX layer on Universal CRT by the >> lightweight www.musl-libc.org, musl is licensed under MIT, so that's >> would be good. >> >> The main reason to building such a layer is to ease the Open Source >> world for porting things to >> Window, at the current state, the ms c runtime is ANSI api, and not UTF8 >> api, >> and that makes a lot problems for open source community, >> And a lots of opensource libs are based on posix api, that's >> make those libs porting to win32 are really frustrated. >> So I am interested to port musl to win32 and making the open source >> world more happy. >> >> >> -- >> 此致 >> 礼 >> 罗勇刚 >> Yours >> sincerely, >> Yonggang Luo > > -- 此致 礼 罗勇刚 Yours sincerely, Yonggang Luo
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