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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-16 00:21:29

Jody Hagins wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Aug 2005 20:17:21 +0000 (UTC)
> "AlisdairM" <alisdair.meredith_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Meanwhile, not all compiler vendors will have made the jump to the
>> new standard, so we are left in the cleft stick of supporting C++03,
>> or going with the new standard.
>> That seems like a good time to cut ties with old compilers (such as
>> VC6 and Gcc 2.95) and focus on libraries appropriate for the new
>> language.
> I think dropping support for some compilers would constitute a major
> upgrade, regardless of any new features, functionality, etc.

Removing features should never constitute an upgrade.


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