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Re: Feedback on D2513R1: char8_t Compatibility and Portability Fix

From: Jens Maurer <Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden]>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2022 01:28:49 +0100
On 11/02/2022 01.13, Hubert Tong via SG16 wrote:
> Link to paper: https://thephd.dev/_vendor/future_cxx/papers/d1967.html <https://thephd.dev/_vendor/future_cxx/papers/d1967.html>
> Quote from proposed wording:
> Additionally, an array of ordinary character type may be initialized by a UTF-8 string literal, or by such a string literal enclosed in braces. Successive characters of the value of the string-literal initialize the elements of the array.
> The wording does not address the case of UTF-8 code units in the value of the u8 string literal with numerical values that exceed the range of values representable by signed char.

This might be a pre-existing defect, but we don't address that case for a regular
string literal (on a platform where char happens to be unsigned), either.


Received on 2022-02-11 00:28:55