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Subject: Re: [isocpp-core] New draft revision: D2029R2 (Proposed resolution for core issues 411, 1656, and 2333; numeric and universal character escapes in character and string literals)
From: Peter Brett (pbrett_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-07-01 03:22:31


> -----Original Message-----
> From: SG16 <sg16-bounces_at_[hidden]> On Behalf Of Jens Maurer via
> SG16
>
> > I think this is a much more important aspect (whether we think an
> implementation should be able to do that or not) than trying to describe
> the idiosyncrasies of all encodings.
>
> Fine. My answer is "yes, an implementation should be allowed to do that".
> (And, as QoI, implementations will avoid shooting their customers in the
> foot more often than not.)

Why should implementations be allowed to do that?

                      Peter


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