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From: Paul A. Bristow (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-04-29 17:31:36

| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]On Behalf Of William E. Kempf
| Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2003 8:40 PM
| To: boost_at_[hidden]
| Subject: RE: [boost] Boost Library Guidelines

| > This sounds 'best practice'. If others agree, can it be added to the
| > guidelines?
| It sounds good in theory, but I've never been comfortable living with it.
| I know others do, but in my experience, especially with the MS compiler,
| the highest warning level produces a LOT of meaningless diagnostics which
| can be very difficult to eliminate... even with pragmas. As a "best
| practice suggestion", it's a great idea... as a requirement, I'd have to
| voice an opinion against.

I absolutely agree, but I feel it would be useful encourage authors to try.


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