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Subject: Re: [boost] Efficient tuple implementation
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-08 10:38:25

On 7 Jun 2014 at 11:14, Beman Dawes wrote:

> We don't actually know the name of the next VS release, although we know
> `Visual Studio "14" will most likely be available sometime in 2015, with a
> more complete preview release and final naming available later this year.`
> Also, the roadmap published at the bottom of
> is just their current best guess. For example, "inline namespaces" was off
> in the distant future, but when the LWG started using inline namespaces in
> the TSes, Microsoft implemented them right away.

I think it safe to say that if a feature is in a CTP, it is extremely
likely to appear in a production compiler sooner rather than later.
One can therefore state, with some certainty, what featureset a
VS2015 will as a minimum likely have.

I certainly can see that generalised constexpr will be hard for
Microsoft. They'd need an internal constexpr-only C++ compiler as
theirs is not an AST based compiler.


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