Subject: Re: [boost] [c++11]
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-06-17 13:18:21
On Monday 17 June 2013 10:55:32 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.
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