C++ Logo

SG16

Advanced search

Subject: Re: [ WG14 ] Mixed Wide String Literals
From: Philipp Klaus Krause (krauseph_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-12-07 02:43:34


Am 06.12.20 um 23:41 schrieb Tom Honermann via SG16:

> * WG14: Improve support for Unicode characters in identifiers
> <https://github.com/sg16-unicode/sg16/issues/56>

Will there be problems for EBCDIC systems? AFAIK, C++ dropped support
for EBCDIC the moment there was no IBM representative in WG14. But C
still supports it.

Philipp

P.S.: A related topic, but far less ambitious: Would it make sense to
add @ and $ to the basic source character set
(http://www.colecovision.eu/stuff/proposal-basic-@.html)? AFAIK, this
should work for implementations that use ASCII (or an extension, such as
UTF-8) as well as those that use an EBCDIC code page that can be used
for C programming today.


SG16 list run by sg16-owner@lists.isocpp.org