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Subject: Re: [boost] [c++11]
From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-06-17 11:55:32

> > I know, C++11 has many fancy features and all, and I'm all for its
> > adoption too. But Boost also serves practical purpose, and if people
> > can't use your library then that just limits its usefulness. So unless
> > you trying to make some academic work here, the library should be more
> portable.
> Seems an undue constraint on a new library to me.
> Adding a new C++11 library harms no one that doesn't have have a C++11
> compiler.
> If you need a C++03 version of a C++11 only library and you feel it is not
> an unreasonable amount of work to provide you could just fork the library
> into your own github and do the backporting.

Whether this is good enough for Boost will be decided during the review and
not by individual interests.

Regards Hartmut

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