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From: Rob Stewart (stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-11 15:13:51

From: "William E. Kempf" <williamkempf_at_[hidden]>
> From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
> I gave one example, to view the data in a web browser in a different format.
> To make this a little more concrete, let's think about a compiler vendor,
> say Comeau C++. For marketing purposes it would be great if they could run
> their own regression tests (possibly using more platforms and backends than
> what we are using) and publish reports showing how well they can handle
> Boost code (or even some other library). With the hard coded HTML output
> Or, imagine a compiler vendor that's working on their C++ conformance and
> using Boost as a test bed. Instead of an HTML report they could use the XML
> to generate bug reports with what ever bug tracking software they happen to
> use in an automated build process.
> Theoretically (not really suggesting this, just brain storming) the Boost
> release process could even make use of this by e-mailing the owners of
> specific libraries about which tests are failing on what

Wow! I sent my message before I got this one, but we ended up saying much the
same thing.

Rob Stewart                           stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer           
Susquehanna International Group, LLP  using std::disclaimer;

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