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Subject: Re: [boost] A possible date for dropping c++03 support
From: Glen Fernandes (glen.fernandes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-29 15:05:41

On Wednesday, August 29, 2018, Robert Ramey wrote:

> On 8/29/18 6:47 AM, Glen Fernandes wrote:
>> It sounds like what we're going to communicate to users is that Boost
>> library authors or maintainers are no longer required to make their
>> libraries support C++03.
> I didn't think that Boost Library authors were ever required to do this
> once subsequent C++ versions where released.

I know. But the announcement train is already in motion.

> Which sounds fine to me. I don't think
>> library maintainers should be confined by users (even if the users are
>> other Boost libraries) if they don't want to be.
>> Any Boost library maintainers that wish to continue supporting their
>> C++03 users will do so. Any other Boost library maintainers that
>> depend on such libraries can drop the dependency on those libraries.
> It can't really be any other way.



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