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From: Greg Colvin (greg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-08-22 10:30:18

From: "Beman Dawes" <beman_at_[hidden]>

> I've had an email exchange with a MS VC++ product manager, who confirms
> that they have no plans to improve ISO compliance in 7.0. So any
> improvements are several years away at best.

If Microsoft refuses to conform to ISO C++ then I strongly recommend
that people stop using their compiler. There are some excellent
alternatives available.

I also suggest we pick a not-too-distant date to phase out 6.0
support in Boost, and not even try to support 7.0.

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