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From: Gabriel Dos Reis (dosreis_at_[hidden])
Date: 1999-12-10 17:50:55

jsiek_at_[hidden] writes:

| I suppose when the compilers all get up to snuff this won't
| be a problem, but it currently is a headache.

I suppose what is a headache is when a user writes "std::abs()"
assuming std::abs() is template :-)
We can't fix his program (and we should not try to)

| ... The "using std::abs"
| breaks under certain conditions with a compiler from
| a town in the pacific northwest.

Does 'plain' abs() also breaks?
If so, there is nothing we can do for that user aprt from telling him
to be careful when using abs(), sorry.

-- Gaby

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