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Subject: Yet another approach to consensus for P2314
From: Corentin (corentin.jabot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-03-17 12:20:17


Hello,
I'd like to know how people would feel about adoption P231 with the
following modifications

- In paragraph 1, change "Physical source file characters are mapped, in an
implementation-defined manner, to the translation character set" to

"Physical source file characters are mapped, in an implementation-defined
manner, to elements of the universal character set (excluding surrogates)
[Note: Not all elements of the Universal character set are assigned to
abstract characters]".

- In 5.3 remove the definition of translation character set

- Change
A universal-character-name designates the abstract character in the
translation character set whose UCS scalar value is the hexadecimal number
represented by the sequence of hexadecimal-digits in the
universal-character-name
to
A universal-character-name designates the element in the Universal
character set whose UCS scalar value is the hexadecimal number represented
by the sequence of hexadecimal-digits in the universal-character-name

- In the rest of the document, replace translation character set by
Universal character set

- Postpone replacement of other misuses of the term "character" to future
papers

I think it represents a reasonable consensus and I'd like to know if people
who opposed the scalar value direction would feel the same.

Thanks,

Corentin

PS: As ever this is a terminology discussion with no behavior impact



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