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Subject: Re: C++ Identifier Syntax using Unicode Standard Annex 31
From: Michael Spencer (bigcheesegs_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-01-13 18:12:21


On Sun, Jan 12, 2020 at 7:06 PM Steve Downey via SG16 <sg16_at_[hidden]>
wrote:

> Module names are, I believe, a superset of identifiers, where '.' is
> allowed between the parts that correspond to the identifier fragment.
>

Module names are actually a dotted sequence of identifiers (they can have
whitespace between the dots and the identifiers, and don't allow
consecutive dots).

- Michael Spencer

>
> I will add details. That header file names are not identifiers is an
> interesting compatibility issue.
>
> As currently proposed, I am restricting syntax elements to the basic
> source character set. That might make sense for headers (not header files),
> but expressing that constraint might be complicated. I doubt anyone will
> insist on a header with characters outside the basic set soon.
>
> On Sun, Jan 12, 2020, 21:39 Alisdair Meredith <alisdairm_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
>> Minor suggestion: call out where identifiers are used
>> (class/variable/function names etc.) and a couple of examples where they
>> are not (header names, raw string prefix/suffix, etc.). In particular -
>> would this apply to module names?
>>
>> AlisdairM
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Jan 13, 2020, at 1:36 AM, Steve Downey via SG16 <sg16_at_[hidden]>
>> wrote:
>>
>> 
>> Current draft of "C++ Identifier Syntax using Unicode Standard Annex 31"
>> https://github.com/steve-downey/papers/blob/master/D1949R1.md
>> <https://slack-redir.net/link?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.com%2Fsteve-downey%2Fpapers%2Fblob%2Fmaster%2FD1949R1.md>
>> Final format will by html, produced by MPark's wg21 tool. Expanded
>> discussion of everything, added explicit character lists, added authors,
>> per last telecon.
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