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Subject: Re: P2295R3 Support for UTF-8 as a portable source file encoding
From: Thiago Macieira (thiago_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-05-06 14:08:13


On Thursday, 6 May 2021 12:01:13 PDT Corentin Jabot wrote:
> As it is, IBM can comply with the paper and later the standard but still not
> make UTF-8 available for our use on EBCDIC machines. "The compiler does
> support it when we tested it, we just didn't give you a flag to use the
> feautre"
>
> "implementation-defined" not only mandates that the feature exists and is
> available, but also it has to be documented. If you the user can't compile
> a utf-8 file with this paper, you were given a non-conforming compiler.

Does that include "pay us $500 and we'll send you a USB dongle that the
compiler will connect to"?

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   Software Architect - Intel DPG Cloud Engineering

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