For those of you late to the party, Shepherd’s Oasis and I are starting a new Systems Programming conference named CoSy Tech! There’s the lingering question from the people outside of my immediate circle who keep asking:
C and C++ as languages have a few things separating them from each other, mostly in their minute details and, occasionally, larger feature sets like designated initializers. But there is a disturbingly high amount of C++ that can simply do C’s job far better than C
Against all of my self-preservation instincts, I decided to do one last conference talk.
… I did it. I survived the Paper Blitz.
#embed was reviewed by Evolution Working Group (EWG) September 2nd, 2020 and good progress was made to get the paper in shape to get it into C++23. The resulting directive, however,