Unicode for C++23

Posted on Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
Rob and Jason are joined by JeanHeyd Meneide. They first discuss an ISO paper about the pros and cons of introducing ABI breaking changes into the C++ standard. Then JeanHeyd talks about the talk he gave at CppCon and his efforts to get unicode support into C++23. JeanHeyd also gives an update on his std::embed proposal.


JeanHeyd Meneide

JeanHeyd Meneide

JeanHeyd “ThePhD” is a student at Columbia University in New York and an organizer for Shepherd’s Oasis, LLC. They are the Project Editor for the C Language, and they manage a large open-source contribution – sol2 – that is used across many industries and academic disciplines. They are currently working towards earning their own nickname, climbing the academic ladder while spending as much time as possible contributing to C++ standardization and development. Their newest and biggest project is Unicode for C++. Learn more about JeanHeyd’s work at their website, and more about Shepherd’s Oasis through their website.

They very much love dogs and hopes to have their own in a year or so. They also like TWRP’s “Feels Pretty Good” from the album Together Through Time.


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