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From: Rob Stewart (rstewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-11-07 21:42:41

On November 7, 2019 3:10:12 PM EST, Peter Dimov via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> We need a policy on phasing out C++03 support in Boost.
> C++03 support is holding us back. It impedes development, increases
> maintenance costs, increases dependencies, and increases compilation
> times.


Consider the alternate path of bumping the major version. There are a lot of libraries that will have to drop 03 simultaneously, so that would be signified clearly by a move to Boost v2.

There may be some tooling that assumes v1, but really, isn't it time to use the major version number?

(Sent from my portable computation device.)

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