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Re: [SG16] Polls for named unicode escape sequences

From: Steve Downey <sdowney_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 18:03:02 -0400
I'm scheduled to test in iaido (Japanese sword) [I'm not allowed an actual
sword yet] on the 27th, so that might be complicated.

On Wed, Sep 29, 2021, 17:44 Tom Honermann <tom_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Sounds good. I'll put this on the agenda for our meeting on the ... oh,
> it's complicated.
> We are currently scheduled to meet October 13th and 27th, but both of
> those dates are problematic because of the NDC (week of October 13th) and
> CppCon (week of October 27th) conferences. So, we need to make some changes.
> I rescheduled the October 13th meeting to October 6th (next week) earlier
> today; I'll communicate that separately and with an agenda shortly.
> I would like to also reschedule the October 27th meeting for October 20th
> and put this paper (P2071) on its agenda.
> There are no meetings scheduled for November yet because I only scheduled
> through the next daylight savings time change (November 7th). I'm planning
> to schedule those soon and intend to stick to our 2nd and 4th weeks of the
> month plan.
> Please let me know ASAP about any concerns with the above.
> Tom.
> On 9/29/21 3:50 PM, Steve Downey via SG16 wrote:
> In order to make progress on wording I'd like to have some polls taken for
> named unicode escape sequences, since we've learned and changed a few
> things since the papers were first written.
> 1)
> In light of progress on D2290 Delimited escape sequences adding the form
> \u{ simple-hexadecimal-digit-sequence } to universal-character-name, named
> escape sequence should be an alternate form of universal-character-name,
> rather than only for literals.
> u-char:
> digit
> nondigit
> u-char-sequence:
> u-char
> u-char-sequence u-char
> universal-character-name:
> add \U{ u-char-sequence }
> Add text to say that u-char-sequence must match a name or alias in the UCD.
> 2)
> In light of the implementation experience using the Unicode standard rules
> for matching names producing a compact data form with fast lookup, propose
> that be adopted rather than mandating CAPITAL only exact match rules.
> Note that many online sources of codepoint names are lax about exact match.

Received on 2021-09-29 17:03:16