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Subject: Re: [boost] Libraries and C++ compliance
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-04-11 09:54:26

On 04/11/17 02:24, Gavin Lambert via Boost wrote:
> On 11/04/2017 04:57, Edward Diener via Boost wrote:
>> On 4/10/2017 10:53 AM, Niall Douglas via Boost wrote:
>>> The newer MSVC's now have a /std: switch. You'll be glad to know it
>>> doesn't follow the same semantics as -std= because well, it's Microsoft.
>> The new MSVC remains completely undocumented more than one month after
>> it has been released, so whatever /std: switch it does have is guesswork
>> AFAICS. But yes, if the new MSVC has such a switch it is an advance over
>> the previous versions which just offered a single level of C++
>> compliance, whatever it was, which the end-user had to understand
>> exactly.
> There's an official blog post about it:

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