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Re: [SG7] [isocpp-ext] CWG1962+CWG2362 type of __func__ / __func__ should be constexpr

From: Bjarne Stroustrup <bjarne_at_[hidden]>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 17:13:38 -0400
On 4/28/2020 5:11 PM, Herring, Davis via Ext wrote:
>>>> Using the details below, I'd like y'all to consider: do we want to
>>>> fix this issue, or leave it as-is because better mechanisms will
>>>> eventually lead us to deprecate __func__?
>>> Leave it alone.
>> +1
>> Stability/compatibility is a major feature.
> I have trouble interpreting the above exchange. You're agreeing with "leave it alone", which sounds like JF's option "leave it as-is because better mechanisms will eventually lead us to deprecate __func__". That plan doesn't sound like "[s]tability/compatibility"; did you mean never to deprecate it?
> Meanwhile, the whole issue here is a question of compatibility between (versions of) implementations, where there is known significant divergence; is the "major feature" compatibility between those implementations in the future, or is it bug-compatibility with their current states?

I didn't realize that. Sorry. I saw a potential C incompatibility.

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