Subject: [boost] string_view versus string_ref
From: Andrzej Krzemienski (akrzemi1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-06 07:46:36
I would like to understand the situation with these two templates:
basic_string_view and basic_string_ref.
The official, advertised library is string_ref:
At the same time we have string_view:
But the latter is never mentioned in the documentation, except in Boost.Log:
The support for boost::basic_string_ref and its specializations is
> deprecated; users are encouraged to switch to boost::basic_string_view.
> The support for boost::basic_string_ref will be removed in future
My question: is there any official position of Boost about having these two