From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-28 14:02:51
Douglas Gregor <gregod_at_[hidden]> writes:
> On Thursday 28 August 2003 01:23 pm, David Abrahams wrote:
>> The other possible option would have been to simply not give the user
>> a readable error message. I'm open to opinions that I chose the
>> wrong balance.
> So we're breaking code in order to produce a better error message?
I suppose that's correct, though I didn't realize it when I was coding
it. I guess I'd have to opt against the code breakage.
> This seems like the wrong trade-off to make, especially because it
> means it breaks code when users upgrade from VC6 to VC7; but we want
> them to upgrade!
Not to vc7 really; it's more broken than vc6 in some ways ;-)
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