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Re: [std-proposals] Programmer's Control Over Pointer Convertibility

From: Breno Guimarães <brenorg_at_[hidden]>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2023 11:29:32 -0300
I think it missed this part " including especially the problem it solves
and alternatives considered. ..."

On Tue, Jan 10, 2023 at 3:14 PM Tom Honermann via Std-Proposals <
std-proposals_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 1/10/23 9:50 AM, Jason McKesson via Std-Proposals wrote:
> Now I know some of the regulars here on the mailing list think that
> this is a place where you're supposed to put forward your proposal and
> argue ardently as to what problems your proposal solves and why we
> need to burden the language lawyers and compiler vendors -- but I
> think this can also be a place for thought experiments, and I don't
> think people should hesitate to make weird suggestions because we
> might strike gold one day on something that seemed ridiculous when it
> was first posited.
> Can't you do that on Reddit or Stack or elsewhere? Cluttering up this
> ML with brainstorming ideas isn't helpful towards this ML's purpose of
> making C++ standard proposals better. Having a place for fully-formed,
> crafted, and *motivated* proposals that can be reviewed and iterated
> on is important.
> I think this was an appropriate use of this forum. Per
> https://isocpp.org/std/submit-a-proposal:
> > "Float the idea. Post an initial brief description of your feature on
> the std-proposals
> <https://lists.isocpp.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/std-proposals> mailing
> list, including especially the problem it solves and alternatives
> considered. ..."
> Tom.
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Received on 2023-01-12 14:29:44