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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-06 07:59:02

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From: <deansturtevant_at_[hidden]>

> --- In boost_at_y..., "David Abrahams" <abrahams_at_m...> wrote:
> > I ran into exactly this problem in my previous job. A colleague
> blamed me
> > and the "stupid C++ committee" for not having standardized the
> ability to
> > look for an incoming keypress! If you have a portable
> implementation, please
> > do submit it.
> >
> That colleague was me. Did I really blame the C++ committee? I should
> really put primary blame on the C committee for not setting a
> precedent.

I don't know; I could be exaggerating, sorry. My point was that the lack of
such an "obvious" feature is real cause of deep frustration for real users.


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