From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-10-26 15:39:23
On Mon, 26 Oct 2020 at 15:53, Robert Ramey via Boost
> On 10/26/20 2:37 AM, Mateusz Loskot via Boost wrote:
> > We're discussing  to start switching GIL to C++17
> > in the near future and, following Peter Dimov's policy
> > on phasing out C++XY support , we'd like to:
> > 1. Declare C++11 support deprecated in 1.75 (December 2020)
> > 2. Drop C++11 support in 1.77 (?) (August 2021)
> > Could anyone help us validate and confirm that
> > it's a good plan or are we overlooking any policies
> > from Boost's release perspective?
> >  https://lists.boost.org/boost-gil/2020/10/0465.php
> >  https://pdimov.github.io/articles/phasing_out_cxx03.html
> Just out of curiosity, what new features and/or benefits (if any) will
> moving to conformance with C++17 add?
e.g. make the library sexier for contributors who actually
expressed interest in developing features for the library
and who wish to use `-std=c++17` at least
when they develop pull requests for the library.
-- Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
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