Doc No: SC22/WG21/N2454 J16/07-0324 Date: 2007-10-15 Project: JTC1.22.32 Reply to: Robert Klarer IBM Canada, Ltd.

Minutes of ISO WG21 Meeting, October 1, 2007

1. Opening and introductions

Sutter called the meeting to order at 8:05(GMT+10) on October 1, 2007. Five countries were represented.

1.1 Welcome from host

Tom Plum, speaking on behalf of Plum Hall, discussed arrangements for this meeting.

1.2 Roll call of technical experts

Name Country HOD?
Steve Adamczyk USA
Pete Becker USA
John Benito (WG14 liaison)
Walter Brown USA
Steve Clamage USA
Gabriel Dos Reis France Yes
Francis Glassborow UK Yes
Barry Hedquist USA Yes
Howard Hinnant USA
Robert Klarer Canada Yes
Alisdair Meredith UK
Tana Plauger USA
Tom Plum USA
Nick Stoughton (POSIX liaison)
Bjarne Stroustrup USA
Herb Sutter (Convenor)
Detlef Vollmann Switzerland Yes
Michael Wong Canada

1.3 Adopt agenda

The agenda is document J16/07-0234 = WG21/N2416.

Agenda adopted by unanimous consent.

1.4 Select drafting committee.

Adamczyk, Dos Reis, and Hinnant were named to the drafting committee.

1.5 Approve minutes from last meeting

The minutes from the last meeting are recorded in document J16/07-0216 = WG21/N2356.

Approved by unanimous consent.

1.6 Review action items from previous meeting


2. Status, liaison, and action item reports

2.1 Small group status reports

deferred to Monday session.

2.2 Liaison Reports

2.2.1 SC22 report

Benito reports:

Sutter reported that the New Work Item on special math has succeeded, and noted that a couple of countries voted no, as there was concern that there should be no secondary C++ standard of any kind.

Dos Reis reported that France would like to see this work included in the C++ standard, not a separate standard.

Hedquist explained that this Work Item if for a binding to C++ Dos Reis replied that the same thing could be said about iostreams.

Meredith indicated that there was concern on the UK panel about the selection of functions.

2.2.2 SC22/WG14 (C) report

deferred to Monday session.

2.2.3 POSIX report

deferred to Monday session.

2.2.4 Vulnerabilities OWG report

deferred to Monday session.

3. New Business

3.1 Defect Report procedures

deferred to Monday session.

3.2 Library TR status and planning

deferred to Monday session.

4. Review and approve resolutions and issues

5. Closing process

5.1 Establish next agenda

5.2 Future meetings

Sutter asked whether any member wished to speak in favor of continuing to hold Sunday night meetings.

Stroustrup emphasized the importance of the separate WG21 meeting, observing that Sunday night meetings might not always be as short as they have tended to be in the recent past.

Sutter decided to make no change to the current practice of holding Sunday night meetings.

  1. Feb 2008, Bellvue WA.
  2. 2008-06-08 to 2008-06-13, Sofia Antipolis, France
  3. September or November 2008, Mountain View CA (adjacent to WG14)

5.3 Future mailings

deferred to Friday session.

5.4 Review action items

5.5 Any other Business


5.6 Thanks to host

See Friday session.

5.7 Recess