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Subject: Re: [boost] [parameter] Go C++11 and above only, or keep C++03 support?
From: Richard Hodges (hodges.r_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-11-05 17:20:00

On Mon, 5 Nov 2018 at 20:38, degski via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Mon, 5 Nov 2018 at 14:26, Paul A. Bristow via Boost <
> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > then you should do so, in order to avoid, as RyanAir CEO Michael O'Leary
> > put it
> >
> > "We should try to eliminate things that unnecessarily piss people off,"
> >
> > (See
> >
> > for sordid
> > details)
> >
> Michael O'Leary talks a lot of shit, the quoted article is from 2013, in
> the meanwhile Michael O'Leary has come up with ideas like [but not limited
> to], travel standing up (strapped in on departure and arrival), paying to
> go to the loo and of course the 6-monthly change in baggage-policy [can he
> ever make up his mind?]. His company also violates [continuously] EU labor-
> and tax-law, basically takes people for granted, both personnel and
> customers, and makes DT look civilized.

> Let's not try and learn from
> Michael O'Leary, because in that case you'd have to pay extra to have C++03
> support and Boost would be fully C++17.

On this I am fully with Michael O'Leary. The argument for staying with
c++03 is the same as the argument for staying with the biplane. Fun for
nostalgic airshows but utterly useless as a business tool.

> degski
> --
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