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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-12-13 17:58:07

Niall Douglas wrote:
> > Breaking code without any warning is not a good practice, but I'll mark
> > <boost/bind.hpp> as deprecated to allow people time to migrate.
> Personally speaking, I think the macro `BOOST_BIND_NO_PLACEHOLDERS` needs
> to become `BOOST_BIND_ENABLE_GLOBAL_PLACEHOLDERS`. People can still use
> <boost/bind.hpp>, but they'll need to explicitly opt into the old
> behaviour.

That's true in principle, and will be my next step, at some point.

But what's also true is that people don't appreciate their code - that has
worked for decades - to be broken. Just grep for <boost/bind.hpp> within
Boost, and extrapolate.

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