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Re: [SG16] Correct UTF-8 handling during phase 1 of translation

From: Corentin <corentin.jabot_at_[hidden]>
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 15:11:39 +0100
On Thu, Mar 18, 2021 at 12:05 AM Jens Maurer <Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 17/03/2021 18.29, Corentin via SG16 wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > New revision of the paper which says "there should be some mechanism for
> the compiler to get fed utf-8 data for portability sake" paper.
> >
> > I've removed the whitespace discussion out of this paper, I think we can
> ignore it until there is a paper that only deals with that, if ever :)
> >
> > I'd love feedback before a future meeting
> The term "Unicode scalar value" doesn't exist in ISO 10646.
> Please replace by "UCS scalar value".
> The paper defines UTF-8 source file and then says
> "How the character set of a source file is determined is
> implementation-defined."
> I'm unsure whether UTF-8 is intended to be a "character set" in that sense.
> Also, we have
> "An implementation accepts UTF-8 source files; The set of additional source
> file character sets accepted is implementation-defined."
> UTF-8 is not a character set, so "additional" feels like a category
> error here.

You are right, final R1 version https://isocpp.org/files/papers/P2295R1.pdf
I unfortunately missed the deadline

> From a presentation standpoint, I think it would be best if
> UTF-8 source files would be handled first and completely in
> the phase 1 description, and then all the implementation-defined
> "other" stuff would be described. We could just say
> "For any other source file, ..." and leave the existing text as-is.
> Jens

Received on 2021-03-25 09:11:54