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Subject: Re: [boost] [C++0x] Report from Frankfurt committee meeting
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-10 12:02:20

on Mon Jul 20 2009, Beman Dawes <> wrote:

> The C++ standards committee met in Frankfurt, Germany, last week. Key
> actions:
> * Concepts have been removed from C++0x.
> The committee is very much in favor of Concepts. But Concepts are seen as so
> important that they have to be right. And the strong consensus was that
> getting Concepts right, for any reasonable definition of "right", would add
> several years to the schedule. There was also a consensus that an
> implementation of a compiler that could compile the entire standard library
> is part of the definition of "right". While ConceptGCC has been a great
> help, it isn't there as far as validating "right". Personally, I think Clang
> may end up being the compiler that eventually validates Concepts.

More on this at, if
anyone's interested.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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