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Subject: Re: P2295R3 Support for UTF-8 as a portable source file encoding
From: Ville Voutilainen (ville.voutilainen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-05-06 14:14:35


On Thu, 6 May 2021 at 22:08, Thiago Macieira via SG16
<sg16_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> 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"?

Of course it does. It always has.


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