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From: Dirk Gerrits (dirk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-18 07:44:22

Gennadiy Rozental wrote:

> >Even Microsoft will soon be supporting template template parameters and
> >partial specialization.
> How long more MSVC6 is going to be actively used, do you think? Is
> there any
> date/milestone since when we decide ignore non-supporting compilers for
> specified features?

Well AFAIK it has never been required that Boost libraries support
'backwards' compilers. ISO/IEC 14882 compliant code would be acceptable.
However, for usability, I agree that it is in everybody's best interest
to support as many compilers as possible, which is what most Boost
libraries do.

Dirk Gerrits

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