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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2022-08-21 15:06:18

Vinnie Falco wrote:
> > URL should be a "Keep It Simple" type, accessible to
> > C++ beginners, with straightforward lifetime semantics.
> std::string_view is C++17, are we saying now that Boost libraries should avoid
> some C++ features to appease beginners?

Lifetime errors are not only made by beginners. They are
a regular occurrence in the Clang code base, for instance,
and I don't think the people working on and contributing
to Clang are beginners.

Returning views is basically a trap that's going to get
everyone earlier or later, no matter how experienced.

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