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Re: [SG10] Changes for C++11 and 98

From: Ed Smith-Rowland <3dw4rd_at_[hidden]>
Date: Sun, 05 Oct 2014 16:35:34 -0400
I would obviously like us to get this in soon.
Even if the ideas are not formally presented I would like a broader
audience to at least scan the names and the rationales at the meeting to
see if they are OK.
I realize I suggested this late and I'm not doing the work.
Thank you, Clark for even thinking about this.

In other news, I checked in the main part of SD-6 feature checking into
gcc-5.0. I hope to get the attribute checking in the coming weeks
before 5.0 branches.
Furthermore, I have strong support from my fellow maintainers to
backport this work to gcc-4.9.


On 09/30/2014 05:43 PM, W Brown wrote:
> I would actually prefer us to incorporate what we can as soon as we can. IMO, the proposals seem not controversial, so the sooner we can make this information public, the sooner we all can start using the newly-defined facilities.
> However, I also firmly believe that it is Clark who should make the final call, because it is after all his time and effort that is needed to do the editing, and in a rather short time frame.
> And independent of the present proposals, I'm sure that I speak for each of SG10's participants in expressing considerable appreciation for his leadership and editorial acumen: we thank you very much, Clark.
> Best,
> -- WEB
> On Sep 30, 2014, at 12:52 PM, Nelson, Clark wrote:
>> I have been thinking about Ed's proposals.
>> The timing is interesting. The end of next week is the pre-meeting mailing,
>> in which I had planned to archive the next revision of SD-6 to be published
>> on isocpp.org.
>> Maybe the timing is good, because now we have an opportunity to get this
>> stuff into the next revision. Or maybe the timing is not so good, because
>> the window is very short.
>> For myself, I am moderately inclined to go ahead and publish the revisions
>> that cover the updated C++14, and do the back-filling for C++11 and older as
>> a separate transaction -- hopefully by about the time of the next meeting.
>> Does anyone have any strong feelings one way or the other?
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