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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-31 08:18:14

Various Boost libraries were proposed to the C++ standards committee's
Library Working Group (LWG) at the Redmond meeting for inclusion in the
upcoming Library Technical Report (TR). What follows is my recollection of
the reaction from the LWG.

The discussion of <cstdint> (aka boost/cstdint.hpp) was brief. The only
real question raised was whether or not to do a larger proposal including
more of the C99 added library features. Bill Plauger volunteered to do a
more comprehensive proposal based on Dinkumware's C99/C++ integration
work. See

The Boost <cstdint> proposal was tabled, pending receipt of the Dinkumware

Since Bill Plauger (and Pete Becker) are among the few people who have a
strong grasp of both the C99 and C++ standard libraries, it is a real plus
for the TR that he has volunteered to do a proposal based on Dinkumware's


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