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--- In kicad-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@...>
> Has anyone tried using the (const wxChar *) cast operator? I've been
> using it in Printf and the logging function calls and it appears to work
> fine. It is just a typedef for wxString::const_pointer but it returns
> the correct character type depending on the character set used in
> wxWidgets. I like it because it is reasonably descriptive and it
> appears to work with most versions of wxWidgets. Using the example
> above, it is used as follows:
> s.Printf( wxT( "%s" ), (const wxChar*) formatMe );
> It also works with the gettext _() macro.
Indeed but wxChar is going to be wiped in new versions, i think Dick was talking taking in consideration a more long term approach: changing code style to enhance code longevity and issues tomorrow.
Please take a look to: