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From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-10-27 09:25:00

On Mon, 26 Oct 2020 at 10:37, Mateusz Loskot <mateusz_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> We're discussing [1] to start switching GIL to C++17
> in the near future and, following Peter Dimov's policy
> on phasing out C++XY support [2], 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)

We are also considering, with Samuel, a less revolutionary approach:
deprecate specific compiler/version in case it does not support
certain C++11 features properly or suffers from bugs.
For example, we may advertise dropping GCC 5 support
due to issues similar to this

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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