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Subject: Re: [SG10] Updates to SD-6
From: Nelson, Clark (clark.nelson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-08 19:44:19


> > For my money, if the only plausible use of a feature-test macro would be to
> > control a #error directive, that's not enough justification to create the
> > macro. Here's how SD-6 already says it:

> OK, I think this is an entirely reasonable position. On that basis, I think
> we do not want a macro for N4051. (I think we also don't want a
> __cpp_digit_separators macro; how do we feel about removing it from our
> recommendations?)

Here's an elliptical answer: we have a precedent for doing this; see N3659,
for shared_mutex. We made a mistake, and we corrected it, without trying to
cover up the fact of the mistake.

Clark


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