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From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-01-06 21:53:40

On 1/6/2021 3:10 PM, René Ferdinand Rivera Morell via Boost wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 6, 2021 at 2:02 PM Edward Diener via Boost <
> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> If an end-user does not see a "C++ standard minimum level" for a library
>> in the documentation what should he/she assume ?
> They should *not* assume any particular level. And perhaps ask the author
> to indicate what the support is by filling GitHub issues.
>> I would like to argue
>> that it would be beneficial for end-users to see the C++ standard
>> minimum level for all libraries, even for those which work at the
>> C++98/03 level on up. I do not understand the purpose of a library which
>> does not wish to peg itself at a particular minimum C++ level.
> At least one library supports *any* C++ level. Even those before C++98.
> Please don't put a one dimensional straightjacket on this. What should such
> libraries do?
> PS. That one library happens to be my library, Predef.

On second thought you are right and if there is no 'cxxstd' JSON
attribute we should not be showing "C++ standard minimum level"
information in the library docs.

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