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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-20 07:15:37

Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> But given that 100% of Boost's current libraries pass all tests on
> VC++ 7.1 with few or no workarounds, I'd hate to see a library go into
> a release that wouldn't pass VC++ 7.1.
> I expect both Metrowerks and Intel will also be passing 100% very soon
> with few or no workarounds needed. As each compiler gets to that
> level, I think we should start requiring that new libraries pass
> too.

In some cases it's the libraries that need to get to that level. I'm
thinking of 2-phase lookup issues for example. VC7.1 has by no means
got a corner on correctness.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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