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Subject: Re: [SG10] Example for __cpp_lib_byte
From: Ville Voutilainen (ville.voutilainen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-10-20 13:36:39


On 20 October 2017 at 21:23, Herb Sutter <herb.sutter_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Furthermore, since we usually are in the business of standardizing things
> that users otherwise have to write many times themselves: Has SG10
> considered actively defining a <std-forward-compat> header library that does
> the above for all the things it can, the idea being that users who have to
> target multiple implementations at various stages of conformance can include
> <std-forward-compat> after all their standard library's own headers and
> write their code more closely against the actual latest IS's std:: library,
> without having to reinvent the above by hand (incompatibly on different
> systems), as a transition tool to help encourage people to adopt the latest
> standard?
>
> Nico, do you think that would be use, and if that were available would you
> recommend it?

What is the modular version of such an approach? Just out of curiosity
(I think a header like
that would be very useful).


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