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Re: C++ becomes ++C april fools' day proposal

From: Scott Michaud <scott_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 20:10:16 -0400
Why not have two competing, accepted standards?

On 3/24/2021 8:08 PM, Magnus Fromreide via Std-Proposals wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 24, 2021 at 03:42:19PM +0100, Dominic Fandrey via Std-Proposals wrote:
>> I suggest you announce that C++ will be rebranded ++C with the coming
>> ++C23 standard, to discourage unnecessary use of the post decrement operator.
> I claim that C++ is a valid use of the post increment operator.
> We all want a well considered and worked through standard, i.e. the released
> version of it, not some half-baked work in progress and since we all know
> preincrement normally returns a reference to current object that half-
> baked thing is what it will give us.
> We are all better off sticking to post increment in this case.
> /MF

Received on 2021-03-24 19:10:21