Hi everyone,

My blog post about the C++ standards meeting that took place earlier
this month is now published:



On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 5:52 PM Botond Ballo <bba...@mozilla.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone!
> The next meeting of the C++ Standards Committee will be November 5-10
> in San Diego, California.
> This is promising to be the Committee's largest meeting to date, both
> in terms of attendees (expected over 150), and submitted proposals
> (over 250 in the pre-meeting mailing). This is encouraging, as it
> reflects a heightened level of interest in the language and its
> standardization. At the same time, the committee is undertaking some
> procedural changes to stay afloat this sea of proposals, notably
> spinning up new Incubator subgroups to process / filter through
> proposals for new extensions before the main Evolution and Library
> Evolution groups look at them.
> Meanwhile, work continues on C++20, with Ranges and "natural syntax"
> Concepts on the brink of consensus, Modules making really good
> progress with the committee working extra hard to get them into C++20,
> and Coroutines continuing to be under debate with two competing
> proposals. 2D Graphics is dead for now, though it may yet rise from
> the ashes [1]. Reflection, Executors, and several other features are
> moving forward in the form of Technical Specifications.
> If you're curious about the state of C++ standardization, I encourage
> you to check out my blog posts where I summarize each meeting in
> detail (most recent one here [2]), and the list of proposals being
> considered by the committee (new ones since the last meeting can be
> found here [3] and here [4]).
> I will be attending this meeting, likely splitting my time between
> Evolution Working Group (where new language features are discussed at
> the design level), and the EWG Incubator group (where proposals bound
> for Evolution undergo a preliminary round of feedback). As always, if
> there's anything you'd like me to find out for you at the meeting, or
> any feedback you'd like me to communicate, please let me know!
> Finally, I encourage you to reach out to me if you're thinking of
> submitting a proposal to the committee. I'm always happy to help with
> formulating and, if necessary, presenting a proposal.
> Cheers,
> Botond
> [1] http://open-std.org/JTC1/SC22/WG21/docs/papers/2018/p1200r0.pdf
> [2] 
> https://botondballo.wordpress.com/2018/06/20/trip-report-c-standards-meeting-in-rapperswil-june-2018/
> [3] http://open-std.org/JTC1/SC22/WG21/docs/papers/2018/#mailing2018-06
> [4] http://open-std.org/JTC1/SC22/WG21/docs/papers/2018/#mailing2018-10
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