Subject: Re: SG16 approval of P2295R5 and P2362R1
From: Hubert Tong (hubert.reinterpretcast_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-07-27 17:34:30
On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 11:44 AM Tom Honermann via SG16 <
> SG16 approved forwarding a draft of P2295R5 <https://wg21.link/p2295r5>
> (Support for UTF-8 as a portable source file encoding) and P2362R0
> <https://wg21.link/p2362r0> (Make obfuscating wide character literals
> ill-formed) with minor modifications to EWG during its July 14th telecon
> All requested SG16 changes are present in the published versions of
> P2295R5 <https://wg21.link/p2295r5> and P2362R1
> <https://wg21.link/p2362r1> that appear in the most recent mailing
> (note that P2362R1 <https://wg21.link/p2362r1> sports a new title).
> These papers are now ready for review by EWG and the Github issue tracker
> <https://github.com/cplusplus/papers/issues> has been updated
> accordingly. Both papers have wording that has been reviewed by a core
> expert and each reflects existing implementation practice.
I will note that P2295's treatment of end-of-line indicators for UTF-8
source files has not yet been implemented (to my knowledge) on platforms
where text files traditionally have "out-of-band" line length information.
I am not aware of technical limitations that prevent having a convention
that works in the manner P2295 indicates, so this comment is for
> P2295 <https://wg21.link/p2295r5> has also been reviewed by SG22 (C/C++
> Liaison) and has not been tagged for review by any other SGs. P2362
> <https://wg21.link/p2362> still awaits SG22 review, so I encourage the
> EWG and SG22 chairs to coordinate to determine if EWG review should await
> SG22's review.
> Thank you to both authors for the time and patience they exhibited
> throughout the reviews of these papers; particularly with regard to finding
> wording for P2295 <https://wg21.link/p2295r5>.
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