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Re: Man pages for curs_inwstr

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Man pages for curs_inwstr
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 19:03:54 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 15 Mar 2004, Jim Idle wrote:

>  The man pages seem to deal in bytes, rather than wchar_t s:
>    Transfer stops at the end of the current line,
>    or when n bytes have been stored at the location
>    referenced by wstr.
>    If the size n is not large enough to store a complete
>    character, an error is generated.
> The n parameter supplied to these routines should be the number of wchar_t s 
> that are available. Then if there are any surrogate pairs that are generated 
> (two wchar_t characters needed for the one character) then it can deal with 
> them.
> Probably just the man page wants updating I guess.

yes - too much cut/paste (thanks).

Thomas E. Dickey

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