Preliminary Agenda for 12 – 16 October, 2020
WG 14/N 2567

Dates and Times

Each day will have a half-hour break from 14:30-15:00 UTC.

12 October, 2020  13:00 – 16:30 UTC
13 October, 2020  13:00 – 16:30 UTC
14 October, 2020  13:00 – 16:30 UTC
15 October, 2020  13:00 – 16:30 UTC
16 October, 2020  13:00 – 16:30 UTC

Meeting Location

Please note: Due to the global health emergency, this is no longer a face-to-face meeting.

This meeting is virtual via Zoom.

Meeting information

Please see the ISO Meetings platform (log into and click on Meetings) or contact the convenor for the URL and password.

Local contact information

David Keaton <>

1. Opening Activities

1.1 Opening Comments (Keaton)
1.2 Introduction of Participants/Roll Call
1.3 Procedures for this Meeting (Keaton)
1.4 JTC 1 Required Reading
1.4.1 ISO Code of Conduct
1.4.2 IEC Code of Conduct
1.4.3 Key points
1.5 Approval of Previous Minutes (PL22.11 motion, WG 14 motion)
1.6 Review of Action Items and Resolutions
1.7 Approval of Agenda (PL22.11 motion, WG 14 motion)
1.8 Identify National Bodies Sending Experts
1.9 INCITS Antitrust Guidelines and Patent Policy
1.10 INCITS official designated member/alternate information

2. Reports on Liaison Activities

2.1 ISO, IEC, JTC 1, SC 22
2.2 PL22.11/WG 14
2.2.1 Outreach
2.3 PL22.16/WG 21
2.3.1 C/C++ Collaboration
2.4 PL22
2.5 WG 23
2.7 Other Liaison Activities

3. Reports from Study Groups

3.1 C Floating Point activity report
3.2 C Safety and Security Rules Study Group
3.3 C Memory Object Model Study Group

4. Future Meetings

4.1 Future Meeting Schedule
Please note that in-person meetings may be converted to virtual meetings due to coronavirus considerations.
4.2 Future Mailing Deadlines
Note: Please request document numbers by one week before these dates.

5. Document Review

At least the following papers are planned for this meeting. Order, grouping, and agenda item number will be determined later.

5.x Seacord, Specific bit-width conversion specifiers [N 2511]
5.x Blower, Adding Fundamental Type for N-bit Integers [N 2534]
5.x Banks, Return type of <ctype.h> and <wctype.h> character classification functions [N 2541]
5.x Seacord, Defer Mechanism for C [N 2542]
5.x Svoboda, Towards Integer Safety [N 2543]
5.x Tydeman, Missing DEC_EVAL_METHOD [N 2546]
5.x Tydeman, Missing 'const' in decimal getpayload functions [N 2547]
5.x Tydeman, intmax_t and math functions [N 2548]
5.x Wunsch, Proposal for C2X [N 2549]
5.x Thomas, F.3 editorial cleanup for rounding macros [N 2552]
5.x Ballman, Querying attribute support (updates N2481) [N 2553]
5.x Verwer, Request for definition of the term "multi-threaded program" [N 2555]
5.x x, Allow Duplicate Attributes [N 2557]
5.x Thomas, C2X proposal - Annex B with prototype forms [N 2558]
5.x Thomas, C2X proposal - Update to IEC 60559 2020 [N 2559]
5.x Thomas, C2X proposal - FP hex formatting precision [N 2560]
5.x Thomas, C2X proposal - TS 18661-3 annex update [N 2561]
5.x x, Unclear type relationship between a format specifier and its argument [N 2562]
5.x x, Character encoding of diagnostic text [N 2563]
5.x x, Range errors and math functions [N 2564]
5.x Stoughton, C2X Liaison: Rebuttal to N2526 [N 2565]
5.x Krause, use const for data from the library that shall not be modified [N 2526]
5.x Stoughton, C2X Liaison: Removal of Deprecated Functions [N 2566]

6. Clarification Requests

All clarification requests have been processed.

7. Other Business

8. Resolutions and Decisions reached

8.1 Review of Decisions Reached
8.2 Review of Action Items

9. PL22.11 Business

9.1 Identification of PL22.11 Voting Members
9.1.1 Members Attaining initial Voting Rights at this Meeting
9.1.2 Members who regained voting rights
9.2 PL22.11 Voting Members in Jeopardy
9.2.1 Members in jeopardy due to failure to vote on Letter Ballots
9.2.2 Members in jeopardy due to failure to attend Meetings Members who retained voting rights by attending this meeting Members who lost voting rights for failure to attend this meeting
9.3 PL22.11 Non-voting Members
9.3.1 Prospective PL22.11 Members Attending their First Meeting
9.3.2 Advisory members who are attending this meeting

10. Thanks to Host

11.1 Thanks and apologies to Alex Gilding, the originally intended host
11.2 Thanks to ISO for supplying Zoom capabilities

11. Adjournment (PL22.11 motion)