Subject: Re: [boost] Can we consider BOOST_DEDUCED_TYPENAME deprecated?
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-26 11:01:56
On 26 February 2014 15:27, Neil Groves <neil_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I'm finally getting around to spending some decent time tackling tickets on
> Boost.Range and I'm finding the rather verbose BOOST_DEDUCED_TYPENAME to be
> considerably worsening the readability of my new code. I believe this
> existed to cope with very old compilers which we no longer officially
> support in new versions of Boost.
> Should I continue to put this in, or is it reasonably to drop a painful
> workaround for such an old compiler issue?
It's up to you, but I stopped using it years ago. AFAIK it's only the
free Borland command line compiler which needs it. I might leave it in
old code, but I wouldn't use it in anything new.
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