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Re: C++ PATCH: Disallow floating-point literals in integral-constant expressions
Mike Stump <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
| On Jan 31, 2005, at 6:17 PM, Marcin Dalecki wrote:
| > But since you started this kind of "decision based on user polling"
| > argument, I just wanted to point you at the logical flaw behind it:
| > In C++ average programmers frequently use "features of the compiler"
| > without intention of doing so. You can't imagine how many people out
| > there just edit the code until the compiler let's it pass...
| Yes, that is exactly my point. In my world, users like to be able to
| get warnings for a release, while they fix things.
I don't believe it is reasonable to require that we emit diagnostics for
every single bug we fix.
Removing a documented feature is different, and we do differently.