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Subject: Re: [boost] A possible date for dropping c++03 support
From: Glen Fernandes (glen.fernandes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-28 11:21:30

Peter Dimov wrote:
> Edward Diener wrote:
> > Peter Dimov wrote:
> > > If I post "Boost is dropping support for C++03" f.ex. on Twitter or
> > > Reddit, every single user will immediately understand what that means.
> > > :-)
> >
> > I am not a participant of either so some of your humor is lost on me, but
> > I can guess that it suggests that you do not consider the intelligence of
> > the average Twitter or Reddit participant to be very high.
> No, that's not at all what I meant. I meant what I said. Users will
> immediately understand "Boost is dropping support for C++03".

I doubt hat. After the "Boost is moving to CMake" announcement on
Reddit, I have a different interpretation of what Reddit will
understand from "Boost <anything>".

We should do things first, then announce that we've done them.


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