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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-04-25 16:00:58

Daryle Walker <darylew_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On 4/15/04 3:20 AM, "Brian McNamara" <lorgon_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> [SNIP]
>> More generally, I would really like a Boost library which lets me
>> generate custom error messages portably.
> I don't think that's possible. I think error messages are a
> quality-of-implementation issue. There's nothing preventing a compiler from
> useless saying "diagnostic found" upon hitting the first error.

There's "theoretical portability" and "in practice" portability. I
think Brian was talking about the latter.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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