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Subject: Re: [boost] [Config] Patch: clang implemented N3276 decltype
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-07 04:25:45

>> So I dunno. I still lean toward BOOST_NO_DECLTYPE_N3276 because nothing
>> pithy seems to really get at the gist of it. And I don't expect this
>> macro to be used outside of Boost itself. But I don't have a strong
>> feeling about it.
> How about some documentation or at least a comment somewhere in
> Boost.Config about what it implies, even if it's just a link to the
> paper?
> I'd reckon that anyone that encounters it in source will want to try to
> find out what it means, in some indirect way.

That's what we do, the docs for that macro just say:

The compiler does not support the extension to
`decltype` described in
[@ N3276],
accepted in Madrid, March 2011.

Which is pretty short granted, but at a link to the paper is there.

HTH, John.

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