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Differences between std::string and String

Pavan Kumar Dittakavi
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Joined: Feb 12, 2011
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Hi Experts,

What is the difference between std::string and String?

Jesper de Jong
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
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std::string is the string class from the standard C++ library. String is some other string class from some other library. It's hard to say from which library, because there are many different libraries that have their own class called String.

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