Subject: Re: [boost] C++03 / C++11 compatibility question for compiled libraries
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-02-11 08:48:11
On 2/10/2018 10:20 PM, Niall Douglas via Boost wrote:
>>> Moving to using a C++11 compliant compiler is not a big step IMO,
>> It is if you use MSVC because there isn't one yet. :-)
> I've been deliberately adding nothing to this thread ... but this is
> unfair. VS2017.5 implements enough of C++ 14, let alone C++ 11, that
> little code not relying on the correctness of preprocessor would notice
> the deficiencies from the standard. Even two phase lookup mostly seems
> to work now.
> where apparently very soon now one will be able to turn on their
> experimental C99 preprocessor implementation which surely will either
> make Edward very happy, or unhappy depending.
If it actually existed, certainly happy rather than unhappy, but it is
still just Microsoft promises, despite your "very soon".
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