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hmm, well that's neat, actually. the only question is do you have to use the libraries or are they only invoked if you use that language feature? (you don't have to answer) - if it's not, then i am hesitantly okay with it.

The rationale being that the more you can get a C++ compiler to do for you, the better.

I love that it can solve equations for you and the like, but more importantly, it's critical for offloading absolutely as much as possible to the compiler.

a little bit of special knowledge of the standard libraries is about as much of a hack as parsing C languages is in general, see for example, the "type problem" requires a backchannel from the syntax analyzer back into the lexer, and these are as old as C itself.

if it's targeted and optional to use, and helps the compiler do more at compile time, I'd side-eye it, but i think the pros can outweigh the cons. I'm guessing the standards committee came to more or less the same rationale.
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