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From: Douglas Gregor (gregod_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-15 13:28:30

On Tuesday 15 January 2002 01:08 pm, you wrote:
> - Which is the best solution in the long term:
> A) let unportable (in this case, relying on a particular compiler
> feature/bug) code propagate
> B) not let unportable code propagate
> Personally, I have incorporated this fix into our codebase about a year ago
> and I've never heard a single complaint from my colleagues. I suggested
> this fix here now, because one of my colleagues didn't know about the fix
> and asked about it earlier today.

This is a great trick, but it is not for Boost to decide as to whether a
project uses it or not. It surely belongs on the MSVC portability hints page,
but we can't force a change like this on users.


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