Document Revision History

This table describes the changes to CFString Reference.

DateNotes
2012-09-19Added CFStringGetHyphenationLocationBeforeIndex and CFStringIsHyphenationAvailableForLocale functions and CFStringInlineBuffer typedef.
2012-06-11Removed statements that character set is restricted to ASCII. Added definition of "composed character sequence" to discussion of CFStringGetRangeOfComposedCharactersAtIndex: function.
2010-06-21Added definitions of functions related to surrogate pairs; clarified descriptions of CFStringGetCString and CFStringCreateArrayBySeparatingStrings.
2009-07-02Added description of kCFStringEncodingShiftJIS_X0213 constant and deprecated kCFStringEncodingShiftJIS_X0213_00. Added kCFStringEncodingUTF7 and kCFStringEncodingUTF7_IMAP which are new for OS X v10.6.
2009-05-26Updated for OS X v10.6. Compare functions now use the CFStringCompareFlags typedef.
2008-10-15Added explanation of how locale argument affects CFStringCompareWithOptionsAndLocale and CFStringFindWithOptionsAndLocale functions.
2008-03-11Added information to CFStringCreateExternalRepresentation function description about string encodings that do not include a BOM.
2007-10-31Clarified the definition of the CFStringGetDoubleValue function.
2007-07-11Updated to include new API in OS X v10.5.
2007-07-10Clarified encodings supported by C string representations.
2007-03-06Clarified parameter descriptions for CFStringGetBytes; clarified behavior of NoCopy creation functions on failure.
2007-01-08Corrected minor typographical errors.
2006-12-05Clarified the return value of CFStringGetLength.
2006-06-28Clarified the string argument to CFStringCreateWithCString.
2006-01-10Clarified the meaning of kCFCompareAnchored.
2005-12-06Made minor changes to text to conform to reference consistency guidelines.
2005-11-09Corrected link in Companion Documents.
2005-04-29 Updated to include new API and encodings for OS X version 10.4.
2004-11-02

Added note to Introduction regarding hash values.

2004-08-31

Added note regarding use of -fconstant-cfstrings with CFSTR(), and link to string formatting codes.

2004-04-22

Added note that specified ranges must not exceed length of string.

2004-02-21

Minor bug fix to description of the result parameter in CFStringFindCharacterFromSet.

2004-02-10

Minor bug fix related to CFShowStr.

2004-01-30

Minor bug fix related to Cocoa encoding conversion.

2003-08-01

Updated per new OS X v10.3 API, and fixed other miscellaneous errors.

2003-01-01

First version of this document.