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From: Glen Fernandes (glen.fernandes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-09-22 03:24:08

On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 11:17 PM Edward Diener wrote:
> Really C++ programmers should not have to delve into a library in some
> unknown way just to find if they can use a library, when they compile
> their code at some C++ level. Why are we making it hard in Boost for
> programmers to find out that sort of basic and useful information,
> rather than just document that information in some common place. Since
> all Boost libraries have this meta information, documenting it there
> would be both common and useful.

Agreed. It will be useful to at least show the minimum C++ standard
version that a library targets.

> Credit goes not to me but to whoever
> pushed forward the idea of using the meta/libraries.json file for
> meta-like information.

Since you will be the one implementing this feature in the website,
credit will go to you too.


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