C++ On and off the bandwagon

Sometimes ago I have shown a first real life example  of the reason of existence of generic lambda, I have managed to make.

Now please consider this:

This is not a toy.  I also use it in my previous post. For me this is the celebration of standard C++. But.

Make no mistake. There are still numerous people who consider this kind of code the epitome of the end of C++.  They are hotly against Functional Programming (FP) .  And hotly  against the auto keyword. And hotly against whatever they can think of on a given day in some forum.

I have really nothing against them, but I have to think these are the people who first jumped from the C++11/14/17 “lunacy” onto the D bandwagon, and then jumped of it, when it turned to be a “slow train crash“.

Now they are probably considering “Rust“.  Until they make a full circle back to the jumping onto the standard C++ bandwagon.

Right path is not the easy one
Right path is not the easy one