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Subject: Re: lexer: why does digraph are still not deprecated?
From: Thiago Macieira (thiago_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-01-15 13:39:12


On Friday, 15 January 2021 11:35:04 PST corentin.musard--- via Std-Discussion
wrote:
> digraph: https://timsong-cpp.github.io/cppwp/lex#digraph
> There were useful long time ago, but with the use of utf8 everywhere why not
> deprecate or even remove them?

Because not all source files are UTF-8 encoded. It's not required.

In fact, IBM fought to keep trigraphs.

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