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Subject: Re: [SG10] Where SG10 and SD-6 should go from here
From: Jens Maurer (Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-14 15:26:21


On 10/14/2018 08:01 PM, John Spicer wrote:
> There have been some questions about what role, if any, SG10 should have now that feature test macros are in the IS.
>
> My personal opinion is that there would be some value in maintaining SD-6 going forward so that we could have in one document a complete picture of the macro names and their values.
>
> For example, if you look in the current working draft, it says that the value of _cpp_constexpr should be 201603L.
>
> SD-6 provides the additional guidance that in C++14, it should be 201304, and in C++11 it should be 200704.
>
> It is also possible that new language features could have more than one value during the production of a given standard cycle.
>
> Perhaps we should have a short meeting in San Diego to discuss this?

I'd suggest to meet Tuesday over lunch. Last I heard, we have sponsored
lunch at the hotel, so we should quickly find a spot to sit down.

Meeting during regular meeting hours would likely deprive CWG of quorum.

Jens


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