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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-10-27 17:02:39

Edward Diener wrote:
> On 10/27/2020 8:20 AM, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> > If you drop GCC 5, you can make the minimum requirement C++14, as it's
> > the default for GCC 6 and newer. (C++17 is default for GCC 11.)
> I do not think that is a good argument for the minimum level of C++ a
> library decides to support. Programmers can always decide, if they wish,
not to use the default level of a compiler.

Yes, in theory, but there aren't many reasons to downgrade GCC 6 to C++11,
as C++14 has very good backward compatibility.

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