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Subject: Re: [boost] Where we are 1.65.0
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-10 09:12:57

On 08/10/17 10:47, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 9:36 AM, Andrey Semashev via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> 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.
> And?
> Are you proposing to delay fixes until those people start complaining?

I'm proposing to have 1.65 more or less in time so that people get other
fixes and features as planned. I'm opposed to delay to an unknown point
because that way noone is getting any fixes or features at all.

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