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Re: C++ PATCH: PR 20599 (1/3)


On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 10:14:06AM +0200, Gennaro Prota wrote:
> On 02 Oct 2006 05:51:16 +0200, Gabriel Dos Reis
> <gdr@integrable-solutions.net> wrote:
> 
> >Mark Mitchell <mark@codesourcery.com> writes:
> >
> >| Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> >| 
> >| > I would like to see a flag -std=c++03, in addition to -std=c++0x.
> >| > Other than, that I suspect your proposed plan is a good one, as long
> >| > as we all understand its implications.
> >| 
> >| To be clear, I assume you want -std=c++03 to be the amended version of
> >| the standard released in 2003?
> >
> >Yes, that is right.
> 
> Shouldn't that be the default? FWIW, I've never seen a "C95" switch in
> any C compiler, though they have usually a C99 one (which I'm not sure
> I like either).

Unless I'm missing something, I think it should be the default.  My
understanding is that "c++03" is just a bug-fix to the standard,
clarifying things that were not clear or mis-stated in the original.
I don't see why there should be support for two distinct versions of
the C++ standard.


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