Boost logo

Boost :

Subject: Re: [boost] Where we are 1.65.0
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-10 07:36:45

On 08/10/17 09:53, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 12:41 AM, Andrey Semashev via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Having C++17-capable clang and MSVC around the corner doesn't
>> necessarily mean that people will go right ahead and use it. There'll
> That's false. People (some) *will* use them. Not supporting them
> basically means you're blocking those people from upgrading.
> Note that existing compilers already have C++17 stuff and people *are* using it.

Of course, there are enthusiasts but most people will start using C++17
much later, e.g. when they upgrade the production system and it ships
the new compiler.

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at