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Re: [std-proposals] Rust vs C/C++ vs C++ Superset

From: Jarrad Waterloo <descender76_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2022 12:03:19 -0400
Please review the " temporary storage class specifiers" and "C++ is the
next C++" attachment. It could be the avenue of making some of these
changes in the language. It is an example of changing one of C++ defaults.
It provides the means to have the change now for those who need and want it
and a path for those who can't to migrate over to the new default.

On Wed, Sep 28, 2022 at 11:27 AM Phil Bouchard via Std-Proposals <
std-proposals_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 9/28/22 11:08, Jason McKesson wrote:
> The goal here is to extend the language, on its architectural scale, to fix somehow these long lasting issues in C++. No matter how long it can take, they have to be fixed.
> Your goal is not really relevant at this point. The mechanism you are
> proposing is one that is, by definition, outside of the language.
> The C++ standard does not define a "compiler", "architecture",
> tool-set or anything like that. It defines what the language means.
> How that gets processed into an executable is not what the standard
> defines.
> The committee can issue guidance about how implementers should go
> about writing implementations. But that's not part of the language
> standard. What you want is an extra-language tool. That is simply not
> in the purview of the standard.
> Ok so by "definition" there is no hope of extending the C++ language
> itself other than creating a new variant. Ok thanks I understand.
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