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Subject: Re: D1949R4 - C++ Identifier Syntax using Unicode Standard Annex 31
From: JF Bastien (cxx_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-06-04 18:43:23


On Thu, Jun 4, 2020 at 3:51 PM Jens Maurer via SG16 <sg16_at_[hidden]>
wrote:

> On 05/06/2020 00.33, Corentin Jabot via SG16 wrote:
> > LGTM
> >
> > Nitpick:
> >
> > [ Note: Upper- and lower-case letters are considered different for all
> identifiers. – end note ]
> >
> > Not all characters with case mapping are letters.
> > I don't know if it matters much if we are going to use better terms in
> the future
> > Overall, I'm not sure that the note clarifies anything?
>
> This is pre-existing text moved to a note.
>
> It just wants to say that C++ identifiers are case-sensitive
> (unlike some other programming languages). I think the note
> can stay.
>

It would be better to say "case-sensitive" instead of differentiating upper
and lower-case letters, because there's awkward stuff such as:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_%E1%BA%9E

> Jens
>
>
> > On Fri, 5 Jun 2020 at 00:15, Steve Downey via SG16 <
> sg16_at_[hidden] <mailto:sg16_at_[hidden]>> wrote:
> >
> > Posted as Draft at https://isocpp.org/files/papers/D1949R4.html
> > If there are no objections, I will update to P later this evening
> and post to the EWG list.
> >
> > Diff:
> >
> https://github.com/steve-downey/papers/commit/a5a928b12b5664de57d5c0d8a9ca6ba4200d168b
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