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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-23 06:25:22

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Eric Niebler wrote:
>> I have ripped out the std_min/std_max functions. They were a
>> less-than-perfect solution to the problems caused by the min/max macros
>> defined by some platform headers. I have fixed all the places in the
>> Boost affected by this change, and I have also updated the coding
>> guidelines.
> Ehm... the guidelines are a bit contrived. Why did you decide to kill the
> definitions in minmax.hpp?

There are several substantial threads about why the old definitions didn't work.

Dave Abrahams
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