Subject: Re: [ WG14 ] Mixed Wide String Literals
From: Tom Honermann (tom_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-12-08 08:50:50
On 12/8/20 6:13 AM, Peter Brett via SG16 wrote:
> Hi Niall,
> I'm pretty sure that you shouldn't have reported this outside WG14.
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: SG16 <sg16-bounces_at_[hidden]> On Behalf Of Niall Douglas via
>> Sent: 08 December 2020 11:12
>> To: sg16_at_[hidden]
>> Cc: Niall Douglas <s_sourceforge_at_[hidden]>
>> Subject: Re: [SG16] [ WG14 ] Mixed Wide String Literals
>> EXTERNAL MAIL
>> On 07/12/2020 22:56, Tom Honermann via SG16 wrote:
>>> IBM does maintain representation in WG21 (and I thought in WG14 as
>>> well).Â There are also ports of Clang to EBCDIC systems now as well.
>> They have robust representation on WG14. Indeed, they are the primary
>> cause for saying no to any proposed insubstantial change. This is very
>> frustrating to anyone proposing anything non-trivial, but the IBM rep is
>> a very good engineer, very technically able, and he has a strong opinion
>> that C ought to not change by much, ever.
>> IBM remains keen on EBCDIC, and they defend it on WG14 zealously. I'd
>> say everybody else on WG14 would prefer if it went away, but in the end
>> if a particular implementor really wants to support it, there aren't
>> good reasons for removing it.
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