[vlc-devel] [DISCUSSION] To use or not to use EMPTY_STR?

Filip Roséen filip at atch.se
Fri Aug 5 14:53:54 CEST 2016

Hi Donald,

On 16/08/05 08:47, Donald Campbell wrote:

> It [EMPTY_STR is] not Unicode safe. A UTF-16 BOM may begin with 0x00
> depending on system endian.

Though, if the entity referred to by `str` is meant to refer to a string
encoded as UTF-16, `*str` should refer to a type that includes the entire
*BOM* (like a proper `wchar_t`), and not just the first byte.

I do not think that is a problem with the macro per se, if anything it
would be a side-effect of invalid usage of the type used to refer to the
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