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From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-16 01:16:44

At Friday 2004-02-13 03:26, you wrote:
>Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Most compilers are now passing close to 100% of all tests. Hopefully,
> > with the next round of compiler updates, they will be passing every
> > test. Granularity on 100% passes brings no benefits
>That's still at least one year away from now, I think. And we need to
>think when to stop supporting MSVC6, GCC2.95, BCB6 etc. old compilers.
>As long as these compilers are supported, this granularity is usefull.
>Actually, I'm little surprised that this thread has not come (yet) to
>the issue of supporting old compilers. IMVHO, when it comes to testing,
>these compilers are real problem.

when it comes to writing/updating the libraries, support of these fossils
is staggeringly expensive.

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