Subject: Re: [SG16-Unicode] [isocpp-core] What is the proper term for the locale dependent run-time character set/encoding used for the character classification and conversion functions?
Date: 2019-08-13 12:18:57
I object strongly to just havind ascii or utf-8
it will break a lot f code
On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 03:20:04PM +0100, Niall Douglas wrote:
> On 13/08/2019 09:38, Niall Douglas via Core wrote:
> > Before progressing with a solution, can I ask the question:
> > Is it politically feasible for C++ 23 and C 2x to require
> > implementations to default to interpreting source files as either (i) 7
> > bit ASCII or (ii) UTF-8? To be specific, char literals would thus be
> > either 7 bit ASCII or UTF-8.
> I see that nobody has said no to this proposal yet. Yes I agree with
> Corentin that escaped characters within literals are fine, you don't
> even need a UTF library in the compiler for those, so small C compiler
> folk won't complain.
> If nobody from WG21 objects to this proposal, shall I go ask WG14?
> Because if they also don't object, then there is green grass ahoy.
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