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Re: [wg14/wg21 liaison] grammar cleanup

From: Bjarne Stroustrup <bjarne_at_[hidden]>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 20:51:58 -0400
Treating built-in arrays as "legacy only" (whatever that means" is IMO a
non-starter, but 40+ years after the C manual was cloned to start the
C++ manual, incompatibilities or confusing formulations could have crept
into either or both standards documents.

On 4/28/2021 3:52 AM, Uecker, Martin via Liaison wrote:
> This was not primarly a discussion about the advantages of each
> programming language but about native arrays which are part of both
> languages. It is also highly relevant to this study group
> which approach C++ takes here. If C++ decides to treat
> these as a legacy concept only it will be difficult to
> maintain compatibility in this area.

Received on 2021-04-29 19:52:02