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Re: Removal of pre-ISO C++ items from include/backwards
I think this is the wrong idea. Deprecated does carry a lot
of weight. It allows a new compiler without a legacy
to elide the feature and specify it is ISO compliant
'minus' the deprecated features, which is quite different
are you sure? I thought conformance required deprecated features
to be allowed
In particular, for a product like gcc it means a switch
like --no-deprecated-features can be added and then
used by a client without risking 'all bets are off
since the compiler isn't conforming'.
You can always add any switch to do anything, the standard only
requires that there be a mode that is conformant.