From: Glen Fernandes (glen.fernandes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-06-11 18:37:06
Dear Boost community,
The formal review of Zach Laine's Unicode library, Text, begins today
(June 11th) and ends on June 20th.
The library provides three layers:
- The string layer, a set of types that constitute "a better std::string"
- The Unicode layer, consisting of the Unicode algorithms and data
- The text layer, a set of types like the string layer types, but
providing transparent Unicode support
The master branch of the repository will be frozen for the duration of
Text requires C++14 or higher, and supports GCC 5+, Clang 3.6+, and MSVC 2017.
Zach initially presented the library at C++Now in 2018. He also
intends to standardize a library solution for Unicode based on this
We encourage your participation in this review. At a minimum, kindly state:
- Whether you believe the library should be accepted into Boost
* Any conditions for acceptance
- Your name and knowledge of the problem domain.
You are strongly encouraged to also provide additional information:
- What is your evaluation of the library's:
- Did you attempt to use the library? If so:
* Which compiler(s)
* What was the experience? Any problems?
- How much effort did you put into your evaluation of the review?
Even if you are not submitting a formal review, your feedback on the
library is welcome.
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