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Re: [PATCH 1/9]: C++ P0482R5 char8_t: Documentation updates


On Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 2:10 AM Tom Honermann <tom@honermann.net> wrote:
>
> On 12/3/18 2:59 PM, Jason Merrill wrote:
> > On 11/5/18 2:39 PM, Tom Honermann wrote:
> >> This patch adds documentation for new -fchar8_t and -fno-char8_t
> >> options.
> >>
> >> gcc/ChangeLog:
> >>
> >> 2018-11-04  Tom Honermann  <tom@honermann.net>
> >>       * doc/invoke.texi (-fchar8_t): Document new option.
> >
> >> +Enable support for the P0482 proposal including the addition of a
> >> +new @code{char8_t} fundamental type, changes to the types of UTF-8
> >
> > Now that the proposal has been accepted, I'd refer to C++2a instead.
>
> Agreed.  I also need to make the changes to implicitly enable -fchar8_t
> with -std=c++2a.
>
> The list of impacted standard library features was incomplete and I
> suspect it isn't worth mentioning them specifically.  Perhaps mentioning
> the feature test macros would be helpful as well?
>
> How does the following sound?
>
> Enable support for @code{char8_t} as adopted for C++2a.  This includes
> the addition of a new @code{char8_t} fundamental type, changes to the
> types of UTF-8 string and character literals, new signatures for user
> defined literals, associated standard library updates, and new
> @code{__cpp_char8_t} and @code{__cpp_lib_char8_t} feature test macros.

Sounds good.

Jason


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