[swift-evolution] SE-0181 : should c++ be written "cxx" or "cpp" ?

Chris Lattner clattner at nondot.org
Wed Jul 12 17:59:47 CDT 2017

> On Jul 12, 2017, at 2:21 PM, Greg Parker via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> On Jul 12, 2017, at 10:21 AM, Trevör ANNE DENISE via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution at swift.org>> wrote:
>> After quickly reading "SE-0181: Package Manager C/C++ Language Standard Support" I noticed that as Swift doesn't support "+" sign in identifiers, the format "cxx" was used (as in "CXXLanguageStandard"), why isn't "cpp" used instead of "cxx" ?
> Several Swift developers came from clang, and clang uses "CXX" almost everywhere.

Little known fact: + is just an x with the unicode 45° combining character applied to it.  ;-)


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