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Subject: Re: Agenda for the 2021-03-24 SG16 telecon
From: Corentin Jabot (corentinjabot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-03-17 09:55:11


On Wed, Mar 17, 2021, 15:45 Steve Downey via SG16 <sg16_at_[hidden]>
wrote:

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> On Wed, Mar 17, 2021 at 9:22 AM Tom Honermann via SG16 <
> sg16_at_[hidden]> wrote:
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>> On 3/17/21 5:23 AM, Corentin Jabot wrote:
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>> On Tue, Mar 16, 2021 at 3:59 PM Tom Honermann via SG16 <
>> sg16_at_[hidden]> wrote:
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>>> - P1628 <https://wg21.link/p1628>: Unicode character properties
>>>
>>> As the author I do not expect to do further work on this in the 23 cycle
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>> That matches my expectations, thanks for confirming.
>>
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> Not that we have a paper, or that I'm asking for anyone to do work, but
> without access to the UCD, all the other algorithms are off the table. In
> theory it's an implementation detail, in practice it would be an ABI break
> to change the APIs for property lookup, and having two or more mechanisms
> in a std library implementation seems like a bad idea.
> Expectation setting is important. It's not clear to everyone how the
> Unicode layers work, even if the explanations are straight-forward.
>

Clarification: i will do further work. Just don't expect that to happen
before the end of the C++23 cycle. Lewg queue is full :)
We can start to talk about it... But transcoding seems more important
anyway?

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