On Jul 30, 2013, at 10:52 AM, Brent Fulgham <bfulg...@apple.com> wrote:

>> I realize that CE 5, 6, and 7 are probably not top priorities for the 
>> community, but these changes will basically force dropping support for those 
>> platforms. We do have some interest in keeping WebKit working for our 
>> downstream build, so if it’s possible to make this change over to using 
>> C++11 in a way that can allow for building without the new features that 
>> would be ideal. If there is anything we can do that help make this happen 
>> let me know.
> I think the goal is to (at least initially) conditionalize the use of various 
> C++11 idioms.  But I think we will soon reach a critical mass where we will 
> assume the compiler supports the newer language constructs.

We’re already using C++11 features conditionally in WebKit. The plan is to move 
forward and make some features a requirement.

Patrick, given the broad support for this proposal from other 
ports/contributors we are going to ahead and move forward with it.

- Anders

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