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From: Robert Geiman (rgeiman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-11 20:40:53

David Abrahams wrote:

>Robert Geiman <rgeiman_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>My point is, there will be a point in time where most compilers
>>support template partial specialization, etc, and all that extra code
>>that adds support to outdated compilers is way more trouble than it'll
>>be worth. We obviously aren't at that point right now, but at some
>>point we will be.
>>I don't think having Boost 2.x contain NO compiler hacks is a good
>>thing, but it would be nice if there was a Boost feature list of all
>>C++ features compilers must support to use Boost. These features
>>could be added to the list when it's generally accepted that most
>>compilers support these features, so then library writers can stop
>>writing hacks to support those outdates compilers and even remove
>>hacks to make the code smaller, cleaner, and easier to understand and
>Are you volunteering to manage this project?
LOL, no, I unfortunately barely have enough free time to keep up with
the posts on the Boost mailing list. ;)


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