Subject: Re: [boost] Removing old config macro and increasing compilerrequirements.
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-05 23:11:41
on Mon Aug 05 2013, Sergey Cheban <s.cheban-AT-drweb.com> wrote:
> On 05.08.2013 18:47, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>>> I don't see why bumping a compiler requirement from one set of antiques
>>> to another slightly more recent set of antiques is an issue that needs
>>> to be suspended for a long time with so much red tape as user surveys.
>>> You don't need user surveys. Please just commit the patches today and
>>> move on :). Let progress happen and get out of the way :).
> Ok, what about dropping the antique C++03? Do you know the current
> users' demands? I don't, really. So, I think that it would be
> interesting to see the survey results anyway.
Sure, they would be interesting, but IMO the benefits to Boost of making
the change immediately outweigh the benefits of doing the survey.
-- Dave Abrahams
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