On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 9:43 AM Timur Doumler via Std-Proposals <std-proposals@lists.isocpp.org> wrote:
What I find insane is that magic is required for something as basic and simple as looking at the bytes that make up the value of an object.

We should revert C++ to using the C Standard definition of object lifetime [6.2.4/2]:
"The lifetime of an object is the portion of program execution during which storage is guaranteed to be reserved for it."