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Subject: Re: D1949R4 - C++ Identifier Syntax using Unicode Standard Annex 31
From: Jens Maurer (Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-06-05 01:16:03


On 05/06/2020 01.43, JF Bastien wrote:
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> On Thu, Jun 4, 2020 at 3:51 PM Jens Maurer via SG16 <sg16_at_[hidden] <mailto:sg16_at_[hidden]>> wrote:
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> 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.
>
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> 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

Yes, but that's a bit out-of-scope of this paper, since the text in
question is pre-existing.

Jens


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