On 29 Aug 2001 14:44:49 +0200, Sven Neumann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:

>>Has this been reported as a bug in GTK?

>Huh? It's not a bug, it's a feature. All strings in GTK+-2.0 are
>UTF-8 encoded and the application has to assure that only valid UTF-8
>strings end up at the toolkit level. This is the only reasonable
>solution to the encoding mess and it works just perfect.  It allows
>for example to have different languages with different "native"
>encodings in the same widget. Why do you consider this a bug?

In my opinion, a library which crashes when fed inappropriate external
data is buggy by definition.

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