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Subject: Re: [boost] A bike shed (any colour will do) on greener grass...
From: Gary Powell (gwpowell_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-31 17:22:11

Boost Lambda which is a "stagnate" library has had no changes in a very
long time. Mostly because the new C++11 Lambdas replace the need for it,
and the original authors spent their time getting that change into the
standard. Should it continue? Who knows. I don't have time to do any work
on it, and the new Phoenix replaces a lot of what it does, although not
all. Plus it's real purpose was to show that a library doesn't cut it for a
feature that should be in the language. That said if anyone wants to port
it to the later version of the language, ie rip out the 1/2 the code that
does result type detection feel free.


On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:07 PM, Niall Douglas <s_sourceforge_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> On 31 Oct 2013 at 19:10, Daniel James wrote:
> > > It's a reasonable bet however that
> > > none of those core libraries has ever seen two major releases pass
> > > without a bug fix, so therefore those are moot.
> >
> > There were no changes to MPL between Feb 21, 2011 and May 23, 2013,
> > which is about 7 major releases.
> I stand corrected. And quite surprised.
> Niall
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