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Re: C++ Developer Survey questions for 2023

From: Steve Downey <sdowney_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2022 17:10:46 -0400
I think asking a question about anyone using the C or C++ locale facilities
might be useful? Particularly combined with supporting multiple languages?
What tools are people using for both localization and internationalization
for systems that do both.

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.
> - 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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