It’s always sad to see a feature that I extensively used being deprecated of your favorite programming language. Such a sad destiny, How could the gods of C++ have done this to me?
No, actually I’m just kidding. I’ve never used it in the way described below, and I guess no one ever has. Have you?
On on a more serious note, it’s nice to see the committee is doing some clean-up at least. Let go of the past we must, young Jedi.
(This post is a republish of a Quora answer I gave 2 years ago: https://www.quora.com/What-is-wrong-with-this-C-code-8/answer/Marlon-Marques).
What is wrong with this C code?
Although I’m still trying to get my head around C++17, discussions on C++20 are all over the place. It seems that our beloved language will gain some strong reinforcements next year.
I invite you to take a look at the following article by Rainer Grimm which briefly explains the Big Four of
Thrash Metal C++20 (how cool a name is that?!).
Here’s a typical conversation I often find myself having:
Person : So Marlon, what do you work with?
Marlon: I make programs. =D