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Re: C++ Developer Survey questions for 2023

From: Peter Bindels <peterbindels_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2022 23:32:16 +0200
I'm not sure if the platform is that much of a problem; the current one
asks how much MSBuild problems impact your daily work.

On Wed, Jun 1, 2022 at 11:25 PM Corentin Jabot via SG16 <
sg16_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 1, 2022, 19:53 Tom Honermann via SG16 <sg16_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>> 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.
> I think asking about std:: locale/ICU/iconv/Qt/system API as the
> localization framework is nice, as well as the question about whether their
> program is localized, but the other questions aren't super informative
> (because they corelate with which platform/toolchain/c++ version they use),
> and many people won't be able to answer them because not everyone is
> familiar with the domain. They are best answered through code search imo.
> Even a simple question as "is your application localized" will correlate
> strongly with the kind of application people write.
> But overall, a limited number of questions for the benefit of sg16 is a
> great idea.
>> This topic will be one of the agenda items for next week's telecon.
>> Tom.
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