RE: Call for volunteers for C/C++ API liaison manager

"Dearlove, Christopher (UK)" <chris.dearlove@baesystems.com> Wed, 07 May 2014 09:43 UTC

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C++ has now standardised multithreading, from the 2011 C++ standard (C++11).

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On Thu 01/May/2014 04:36:49 +0200 Melinda Shore wrote:
> 
> I'm thinking of IPSec, newer DNS features, etc.  I think it's very 
> much in the interest of the IETF to have someone around who can talk 
> to some of the language standards bodies about how to expose protocol 
> features, how to deal with options, etc.

+1.  But I don't think the call refers to "language standards".  C and
C++, in particular, don't standardize such fundamental features as
multithreading.  Although it mentioned WG14 and WG21, the IAB call didn't say ISO/IEC JTC1/SC22 also participates in the Single Unix Specification, which would seem a more appropriate place for Internet related APIs.

Ale


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