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Subject: [boost] c++03 library survey
From: Mike Dev (mike.dev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-29 16:40:08

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glen Fernandes <glen.fernandes_at_[hidden]>
> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2018 12:23 AM
> On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 11:59 AM Mike Dev wrote:
> > In any case. If you want to create a c++17 version of your libraries
> > (in particular LexicalCast) I'll support you however I can. Wonder
> > what the chances are for such a modernized library to be accepted into
> > boost.
> Boost has C++14+ libraries (like Hana), that require C++14 or higher.
> Boost has C++11+ libraries (like MP11, Fiber, CallableTraits), that
> require C++11 or higher.
> Any new library proposed for Boost can be C++17+ (i.e. require C++17 or higher).

Sure, I'm aware of all that, but there are very few instances of a library v2.
If it doesn't bring significantly new functionality on the table (just modernized
internals and some additions) - would it really be accepted?
To be clear: I was wondering, not assuming it wouldn't.

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