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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost PP] MSVC PP
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-06-27 20:20:29

On 6/27/2018 11:18 AM, Matt Calabrese via Boost wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 12:56 AM, degski via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> We seem to be getting there.
>> Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8 Preview 3 Announcement
>> <>
>> tl:dr: "*C++ Standards:* A new, experimental, token-based preprocessor that
>> conforms to C++11 standards (including C99 preprocessor features), enabled
>> with /experimental:preprocessor switch. This will be controlled with macro _
>> *MSVC*_TRADITIONAL, which will be defined to 1 when using the traditional
>> preprocessor and 0 when using the new experimental standards conformant
>> preprocessor."
> Whoa!!! I never thought this would *actually* happen.

It has only been 28 years total and 19 years since C99, so I think this
is way too soon for Microsoft. I think they should wait another 19 years
at least before they actually bring this "feature" to fruition. Can't be
too careful, you know !

> -Matt Calabrese

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