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Subject: Re: [boost] [c++11]
From: Michael Marcin (mike.marcin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-06-17 11:55:17

On 6/17/2013 10:55 AM, Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
>>> 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.

Makes sense.

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