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Subject: Re: [isocpp-lib-ext] Questions for LEWG for P2093R4: Formatted output
From: Tom Honermann (tom_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-04-28 10:19:01


On 4/27/21 2:46 PM, Fabio Fracassi via Lib-Ext wrote:
>
> On 27.04.21 16:53, Tom Honermann via Lib-Ext wrote:
>> On 4/27/21 9:56 AM, Victor Zverovich wrote:
>>> Sure, as I wrote:
>>>
>>> >  there might be issues with other cases (as expected)
>>>
>>> This is another data point in favor of fixing locales.
>>
>> No disagreement there, but that is not a trivial undertaking. The
>> question is, what do we do in the meantime?
>>
>> I think the LWG issue that Corentin just submitted (Time formatters
>> should not be locale sensitive by default; only sent to the LWG chair
>> and SG16 mailing list) would be a good thing to resolve as a C++20
>> DR.  We could then add locale support via the 'L' specifier when we're
>> ready to do it right.
>>
>
> The window on that is closing very rappidly ... it might already be to
> late (see http://lists.isocpp.org/lib-ext/2021/04/18688.php).

Indeed.  SG16 will be discussing this at our telecon today. Assuming we
reach consensus, I'll share our recommendation with LEWG and LWG.

Tom.


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