Commit 1e8f12a2 authored by Philip Chimento's avatar Philip Chimento

doc: Mention C++14 instead of C++11

Since switching to SpiderMonkey 60, we require C++14 instead of C++11.
Mention this in the coding style guide.
parent 7140cac8
......@@ -46,12 +46,12 @@ portable C++ code as the implementation language of choice.
### C++ Standard Versions ###
GJS is currently written using C++11 conforming code, although we
GJS is currently written using C++14 conforming code, although we
restrict ourselves to features which are available in the major
toolchains.
Regardless of the supported features, code is expected to (when
reasonable) be standard, portable, and modern C++11 code.
reasonable) be standard, portable, and modern C++14 code.
We avoid unnecessary vendor-specific extensions, etc., including
`g_autoptr()` and friends.
......@@ -65,9 +65,9 @@ and friends, for their type safety and memory management.
There are some exceptions such as the standard I/O streams library which
is avoided, and use in space-constrained situations.
### Supported C++11 Language and Library Features ###
### Supported C++14 Language and Library Features ###
While GJS and SpiderMonkey use C++11, not all features are available in
While GJS and SpiderMonkey use C++14, not all features are available in
all of the toolchains which we support.
A good rule of thumb is to check whether SpiderMonkey uses the feature.
If so, it's okay to use in GJS.
......@@ -289,8 +289,8 @@ This can lead to problems at link time.
#### Use `auto` Type Deduction to Make Code More Readable ####
Some are advocating a policy of "almost always `auto`" in C++11, but GJS
uses a more moderate stance.
Some are advocating a policy of "almost always `auto`" in C++11 and
later, but GJS uses a more moderate stance.
Use `auto` only if it makes the code more readable or easier to
maintain.
Don't "almost always" use `auto`, but do use `auto` with initializers
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