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A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
Blocks in C, not C++
Posted Sep 17, 2009 17:17 UTC (Thu) by cry_regarder (subscriber, #50545)
NOT "C++0xA". The "x" is a wild card which under normal expectations would be replaced with an element of [0-9]. The joke is that since "C++0x" is taking so long. We (they) will keep the implied promise of a first decade delivery by extending the membership of the wildcard to [0-F] (hex).
That means that if you replace the "x" with an "A", you write it as "C++0A" not as "C++0xA"!.
In any case (as pointed out elsewhere), the name is not the real name for the language. It is a joke. The "official" non-real name will surely be of the form "C++1x".
next C++ standard
Posted Sep 17, 2009 19:17 UTC (Thu) by man_ls (subscriber, #15091)
Posted Sep 18, 2009 11:41 UTC (Fri) by liljencrantz (guest, #28458)
Posted Sep 27, 2009 22:23 UTC (Sun) by engla (guest, #47454)
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