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From: Russell Hind (rhind_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-17 13:32:51

David Abrahams wrote:
> I expect that dropping vc6 support in Boost.Python in the next couple
> of years would significantly reduce its audience, so I can't justify
> it, (maybe not until Python's standard Windows distribution drops VC6
> also). That fact has caused me to implement vc6 support in other
> libraries that Boost.Python depends on. Thereafter, if the library
> breaks, it's a regression. It's viral :(

Yes, but we have a very functional set of libraries in boost-1.30.2 and
boost-1.31.0 so why not say older compilers are stuck to using these
versions of boost? We're not saying they can't use boost, just not the
latest version?


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