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Re: C++ Developer Survey questions for 2023

From: Hubert Tong <hubert.reinterpretcast_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2022 14:22:07 -0400
On Wed, Jun 1, 2022 at 1:53 PM Tom Honermann via SG16 <sg16_at_[hidden]>

> The 2022 annual C++ Developer Survey
> <https://isocpp.org/blog/2022/05/2022-annual-cpp-developer-survey-lite>
> just launched. I reached out to Herb to ask about submitting additional
> questions to be included in next year's survey. He let me know that
> suggestions can be submitted to him at any time. So, I'd like to solicit
> Unicode related questions that would help us get some data regarding what
> people are doing in the wild. What would you like to know?
> Some sample questions are below, please reply with additional suggestions
> (or improvements to these).
> - What character encodings do you use for source files?
> ASCII, UTF-8, Windows 1252, EBCDIC, other.
> - Do you use characters not included in the C++ basic character set in
> identifiers in your source code?
> - What character encodings do you use for C++ character and string
> literals?
> Compiler default (Windows active code page (ACP)), ASCII, UTF-8,
> Windows 1252, EBCDIC, other.
> - What character encodings do you support for run-time environments?
> UTF-8, Windows ACP, EBCDIC, other.
> - Do you develop international applications that support multiple
> languages and locales? If so, what language support features do you use for
> translations?
> ICU, Windows resource DLLs, GNU gettext, other.
> GNU gettext is primarily an implementation, not a feature/interface.
There is gettext (an interface not originating from GNU) and there is also
catgets (the X/Open interface).

> - Which of the C++ character types do you use?
> char, wchar_t, char8_t, char16_t, char32_t.
> - What Unicode libraries do you use?
> ICU, BasisTech Rosette, Win32, iconv, other.
> This topic will be one of the agenda items for next week's telecon.
> Tom.
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