From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-10-26 10:10:21
On Mon, 26 Oct 2020 at 10:29, Mateusz Loskot <mateusz_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Oct 2020 at 10:57, Pranam Lashkari <plashkari628_at_[hidden]>
>> On Sat, Oct 24, 2020 at 12:50 AM Mateusz Loskot <mateusz_at_[hidden]>
>> > So, paraphrasing Peter Dimov's sensible suggestion  and
>> > according to the Boost release schedule :
>> > We may declare C++11 support deprecated in Boost 1.75 (December 2020)
>> > and drop it in Boost release (1.77?) in August 2021.
>> > I think it is a feasible plan with outcome not too distant in the
>> > and GSoC 2021 could allow C++17 too.
>> > I'd like to hear if there are any strong objections.
>> In past, I have objected against using newer standards, but if we think
>> from the maintenance perspective it makes complete sense to switch to
>> c++17(if not c++20ð).
>> I have no objection against switching to c++17.
>> What needs to be done to deprecate a c++11? is it too much work? do we
>> that much time before the release closes(4 days from now)?
> If we all agree about C++17, then the only thing that we need to do
> is to announce in the Boost 1.75 release notes that GIL has started
> phasing out the C++11 support and from 1.77 it will require C++17
I've requested for comments to our plan on Boost ML
-- Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
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