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From: Reece Dunn (msclrhd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-10 03:58:52

Beman Dawes wrote:
> The C++ Standards Committee met last week in Berlin, Germany. Of interest to
> Boosters:
> * Boost Filesystem was voted into TR2.

That is great news. It's good to see directory iterators in there too :).

> * Boost Lexical Cast has been tentatively accepted by the LWG for TR2.

This has to be one of the most useful utilities in Boost.

> * A Boost Date-Time query was presented at the last meeting, and LWG members
> again in Berlin indicated interest in seeing a full proposal for TR2.

This is good news.

> * It looks more and more likely that Concepts will go into C++0x. If
> Concepts do go into the core language, the LWG has indicated their intent to
> percolate Concepts throughout the Standard Library. (Concepts were being
> held up by two competing proposals, but those two proposals are in process
> of being coalesced into a single proposal by Bjarne Stroustrup and Doug
> Gregor.)

This is great news. Concepts will be a very useful addition to C++0x.

In terms of C++0x features, what is the current state of lambda support as I have
seen several papers from Bjarne, et. al.?

- Reece
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