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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-26 08:38:55

"John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> 1) Does the _latest_ version of Borland C++
>> still have some of the issues described in
> There is an open Beta that's fixed, but yes the latest version still has
> those defects.
>> 2) Are there any estimates about the percentage
>> of Borland C++ compiler users compared to Intel C++
>> and GNU-g++-3.4?
>> (The 2 compilers I plan to support in all case)
> Who knows, however if you drop support for vc6, then following the guideline
> for Borland (using fully qualified names for integral constant expressions),
> should be supported by all the other compilers.

I would rather recommend that people use MPL integral constant
wrappers. That makes nearly all of these workarounds disappear and
makes the code much cleaner.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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