Strong opinions, (bi-)weekly held - with great guests from the C++ community

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This week we chat with Bryce Adelstein Lelbach about how the ISO C++ WG21 committee is evolving - and his roles within it (and beyond) are evolving, too.

We also look at the cross-over and interaction with the C standard, and even other languages. Is C really the Latin of programming languages? What is the relationship between the languages and the committees at this point? And why did so many committee members agree to a plan that contains items they may not be interested in?

And what happened to the Varna meeting, anyway?

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Recorded: 31 March 2020
Released: 17 April 2020
1 hr 8 mins 7 secs

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