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From: E. Gladyshev (egladysh_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-02 04:41:26

--- Bohdan <gejrlaug_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> "E. Gladyshev" <egladysh_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > > I think that any industry standard TEMPLATE
> library
> > should be designed in terms of modern C++. The
> > compilation time should NOT be considred as an
> issue.
> > Compilers are getting better, computers faster...
> > boost should be setting programming standards not
> > laging behind trying to accomodate some specific
> h/w
> > requirements.
> You forgot one small thing ... development time
> is very serious issue for programming.
> If my work will be 10% coding/thinking and 90%
> drinking coffee ... i prefer change my profession
> to coffee taster :) Development speed is even
> more important for developing GUI programs.
> In most cases GUI program starts as something
> small and can be developed/supported during
> many years ...
> Do you want to write excellent,
> scalable, flexible, ... library that nobody wants
> to use just because current computer-compiler
> technology is not good enough for your lib ?
> IMHO (not offensive) your ideas are too tied to
> "new ideas" fashion in modern c++. They(ideas) are
> good, very good unfortunately not always.
> Please have mercy for people using
> poor modern compilers :).

Cool, Bohdan!
It is a great reply. I enjoyed it I really did.
I agree, but we should be pushing these compiler guys
a bit, should not we? :) Ok, I am going to get some


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