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Subject: Re: [boost] C++03 / C++11 compatibility question for compiled libraries
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-02-17 17:56:21

On 17/02/2018 17:50, Vinnie Falco via Boost wrote:
> Coming into this thread late, but this is of relevance:
> <>
> <>
> 66% regularly use C++11
> 46% don't plan to upgrade to a new C++ standard
> 21% regularly use C++03
> 41% mostly use C++11
> <5% mostly use C++03
> <3% mostly use C++98
> I think investment in C++03 yields significantly diminished returns.
> And C++11 is simply the most popular version.
> In light of this information, I would drop support for C++03 and
> require C++11 going forward.

A significant proportion of newer Visual Studio users are on C++ 11 or
even 14 without realising it. Same goes for GCC 5 (or later) users. I
think your survey results underestimate the numbers. No way of proving
it, though.


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