Subject: Re: [boost] [c++11]
From: Robert Jones (robertgbjones_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-06-14 05:45:47
On 14 June 2013 10:35, Sid Sacek <ssacek_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> With all of the cool new language features of C++11, am I correct in
> assuming that boost library developers have no real opportunity to use any
> of it in order to be backwards compliant with all the older standard?
> I realize there are many boost equivalents already in place, but when
> would it become permissible to use native C++11 syntax?
Off the cuff I believe there's already plenty of native C++11 in Boost, but
under #ifdef control with as much alternative backward support as possible.
The discussion points are usually around how much and how best to provide
backward compatibility and how much is possible and practical.
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