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From: williamkempf_at_[hidden]
Date: 2001-04-13 13:26:57

--- In boost_at_y..., Thomas Witt <witt_at_i...> wrote:
> I would prefer to see the bad test results. Ok these are not
quality tests
> for the compiler, but whoever is looking into using boost is very
unlikely to
> use a compiler that cannot compile boost.

However, Boost bends over backwards to make even the worst compilers
compliant with as much of it's libraries as possible. So just
because compiler X passes the majority of the tests (maybe even all)
is not an indication that the compiler is worth a plug nickel or that
Boost is in any way endorsing it.

I agree that the test results are useful but I don't agree that this
is enough to indicate that Boost does not endorse the product.

Bill Kempf

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