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Subject: Re: Weird tweet about C++20
From: Gennaro Prota (gennaro.prota_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-06-09 09:53:53


On Tue, Jun 8, 2021 at 4:04 PM Ville Voutilainen via Std-Discussion
<std-discussion_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 8 Jun 2021 at 16:43, Yongwei Wu via Std-Discussion
> <std-discussion_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> * link to the garbage twitter feed omitted *
>
> > Which says:
> >
> >> The C++ committee just approved C++20
> >
> >
> > Is it a bad joke about what is proceeding in the plenary meeting, or is there really something significant going on?
>
> It's a bad joke, yes. The committee approved some bug fixes to Ranges
> and std::format, and the committee is making
> a recommendation for implementation vendors not to ship a
> C++20-by-the-letter versions of some facilities, but
> instead ship the fixed ones, which are incompatible in certain ways.

The C++ committee has serious people and process issues.

> If you want reports of what happened in the latest committee meeting,
> wait for an update to appear
> on https://herbsutter.com/ and ignore that twitter feed. If you must
> get updates via twitter,
> consider following https://twitter.com/herbsutter instead.

I second Ville's suggestion. Although I disagree with some of Herb's
technical stances (e.g. "almost always auto"), he probably will report
things much more accurately than Cor3ntin (whom you'll find is probably
10 years old). In this case, I'd say the account to follow should be
@isocpp, but they don't seem to tweet about committee meetings and such,
so probably Herb is as close as you can get.

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