Subject: Re: [boost] [GSoC] [Boost.Hana] Formal review request
From: Larry Evans (cppljevans_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-29 14:32:57
On 07/29/2014 11:10 AM, Gonzalo BG wrote:
> The documentation is awesome, thanks! I liked the inline discussions that
> relate the library with Fusion and MPL, and in particular your use of
> variable templates (e.g. type<>).
>> I would feel much happier if you got trunk GCC working, even if that
> means workarounds.
> I'd rather wait till GCC offers basic C++14 support for variable templates
> and rel. constexpr before even attempting this since otherwise this looks
> like a major undertaking for little win: those who can use gcc-trunk can
> probably also use clang-trunk and anyhow these users are a minority
> anyways. IMO compilers will get there in due time.
I agree. I can certainly understand Louis' reluctance.
All that effort to adapt to old compilers would be useless
as soon as the those compilers upgrade, and hana would
provide them (as already mentioned) with more incentive to