[sword-devel] Unicode / Windows

Greg Hellings greg.hellings at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 02:55:44 EST 2021

Part of that discussion last year was that the library now handles this
properly internally. There are mechanisms for handling UTF-16 Windows APIs
and so forth. You should be able to use them rather than needing to roll
your own.


On Wed, Jan 27, 2021 at 2:23 PM Tobias Klein <contact at tklein.info> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I just recently faced some issues related to Unicode paths on Windows
> <https://github.com/ezra-project/node-sword-interface/issues/9> and
> remembered the (brief) discussion on this list last summer.
> I then learned about what's needed to handle Unicode paths properly on
> Windows (working with all those w-prefixed methods and having to convert
> all strings to UTF16 before calling those methods).
> If anyone of you ever runs in the same issues (I suppose many of you
> already did ...), this blogpost has been very helpful to me:
> *Using UTF-8 as the internal representation for strings in C and C++ with
> Visual Studio*
> http://www.nubaria.com/en/blog/?p=289
> Blessings, I hope you're all doing fine!
> Best regards,
> Tobias
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