Subject: Re: [boost] std::optional<T>
From: Fernando Cacciola (fernando.cacciola_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-04-22 09:05:52
On 22-Apr-13 9:37 AM, Nathan Crookston wrote:
> Fernando Cacciola wrote:
>> Hi People,
>> I'm pleased to announce that thanks to the outstanding effort of Andrzej
>> Krzemienski who wrote the standard papers, and Ville Voutilainen who
>> champion it during the meetings, we now have std::optional<T> in C++14!
> Great news! I'm almost scared to ask, but what did the committee decide
> concerning optional<T&>?
LOL, I knew people would ask.
Well, they decided to drop it from C++14.
We decided to submit a couple of variations to the proposal, in order to
avoid getting it rejected because of one or another controversial point.
The variation that got accepted is the one without optional references.
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