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Re: [Tooling] Tooling experience? (was Re: Proposed mission)

From: Titus Winters <titus_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:39:26 +0000
Yep. And speaking as someone with 250M lines of legacy, I'm well aware of
the need to simplify and the need to leave things behind. See, for
instance, http://wg21.link/p0684 - but it has to be a balance.

On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 12:37 PM Boris Kolpackov <boris_at_[hidden]>

> Titus Winters <titus_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > Yeah, one of the recognized strengths of C++ is that it doesn't leave all
> > of the legacy code behind, generally speaking.
> But there is a cost to this legacy support both in time it takes
> the committee to figure out the battalions of special cases as well
> as the resulting complexity which some of us have no capacity to
> handle and which will most likely limit the "toolability" of the
> end result.
> Boris
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Received on 2018-04-11 18:39:42