RFC: JEP JDK-8208089: Implement C++14 Language Features

Alexey Semenyuk alexey.semenyuk at oracle.com
Tue Mar 3 21:49:31 UTC 2020

How about C++11? I have a pending patch for jpackage that depends on 
C++11 features that I hesitate to pull in jdk15.

- Alexey

On 3/3/2020 5:22 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 3, 2020 at 10:26 AM Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On 3/2/20 10:46 PM, Volker Simonis wrote:
>>> As lead of the 8 and 11 update projects you probably know best, if this fix
>>> will eventually be considered for backporting and choose your means wisely
>>> :)
>> Yeah, I know. Srsly. :-)
>> But one of the few things of which I am certain is that we must not
>> allow the needs of backporting to determine the future of Java. That's
>> the way of staying in the past.
>> As Patrick Head put it, “Some people tell me that Formula 1 would be
>> better if the drivers still used stick shifts, but that’s a bit like
>> saying, 'isn’t it a pity we don’t still walk around in clogs!'”
> Totally agree.
>> --
>> Andrew Haley  (he/him)
>> Java Platform Lead Engineer
>> Red Hat UK Ltd. <https://www.redhat.com>
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