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Subject: Re: [boost] c++03 library survey
From: Gavin Lambert (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-29 23:12:26

On 29/08/2018 20:51, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> On 08/29/18 04:00, Gavin Lambert wrote:
>> On 29/08/2018 01:09, Andrey Semashev wrote:
>>> For example, if I'm currently using Boost.Move or boost::shared_ptr,
>>> does this mean I have to port my code to native rvalue references and
>>> std::shared_ptr?
>> AFAIK, migrating from Boost.Move to native references is largely
>> invisible to external C++11 consumers, so as a maintainer you could
>> decide to leave the existing code (for reduced churn) or replace it
>> (for code simplicity), mostly at your own whim or even piecemeal.
> It is almost invisible for users, but it's not for maintainers. Like I
> said, if I want to keep my code base consistent (and I do) I would have
> to perform the full transition.

That is what I said.

Although some people might prefer to keep BOOST_MOVABLE_BUT_NOT_COPYABLE
and BOOST_COPYABLE_AND_MOVABLE, which are nicely descriptive; unlike
most of the other macros, which are just cruft when you know you're
using C++11.

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