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Re: [SG16] Redefining Lexing in terms of Unicode

From: Ville Voutilainen <ville.voutilainen_at_[hidden]>
Date: Fri, 29 May 2020 02:25:39 +0300
On Fri, 29 May 2020 at 02:22, Thiago Macieira via SG16
<sg16_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Thursday, 28 May 2020 16:03:12 PDT Steve Downey wrote:
> > I don't think it would change the difficulty of adding new characters for
> > keywords and operators. It would be no harder than adding @ to the basic
> > source character set.
> It removes one hurdle, because currently all the discussions stop at "it's not
> part of the basic character set".

No they don't. They always continue past that, and then stop at the
rationale that @ is used
by tools that don't want to parse C++, and thus use syntax not used by
C++ to get at their

Received on 2020-05-28 18:28:56