The summary for the SG16 meeting held November 11th,
2020 is now available. For those that attended,
please review and suggest corrections:
No decisions were made at this meeting.
The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December
9th, from 19:30-21:00 UTC (timezone conversion).
The draft agenda is:
Discussion of P2093R3 at the last telecon focused on
newline handling, use of C streams vs C++ streams,
support for a default stream, and localization. It
was not clear to me that there is consensus within
SG16 on any of these topics yet, so we will continue
discussion of them. Additional topics to focus on
include transcoding features, terminal/console vs
redirected stream awareness (particularly for encoding
concerns), determination of the run-time encoding,
interaction with other uses of C and C++ streams, and
whether `std::print` is a text-only interface
(whether it can be used to dump raw bytes). For
continued discussion of newline concerns, consider
what `std::println("text\ntext")` should do
(whether the explicit and implicit newlines are
No decisions are anticipated at this meeting, but
direction polls may be taken.
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