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From: HartmutKaiser_at_[hidden]
Date: 2001-05-30 11:48:26


> Joel de Guzman wrote:
> Hi,
> Sorry if this disturbs some of you. But in fairness to
> Bruce Florman (who did the port), let me explain what
> has transpired. Over the past few days, after I posted
> Spirit over the web, I got a substantial amount of email
> requesting for a port to MSVC, among other compilers and
> platforms. My usual response was: "I'm sorry but I don't
> think that is possible. Spirit rely heavilly on template
> partial specialization that is not yet available in MSVC".
> Then one day, Bruce sent in his port along with a log of how
> he did the port. I think he did a wonderful piece of
> engineering. There were compromises, yes, engineering
> involves a lot of compromises, but useful, nevertheless.

Sorry, if I missed something, but where I can find the mentioned port.
BTW, I've tried to compile Spirit with the Intel C++ V5/STLPort toolset,
but it fails to compile :-(

Thank you
Hartmut Kaiser

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