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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-23 07:34:31

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> > 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.
> I'm still at loss. Why minmax.hpp can't just undef macroses?

Because people want to use boost libraries with other libraries that
depend on those macros.

> And the guidelines Eric posted are pretty complex for "I want ADL"
> case. Why that can't be wrapped in a function?
> And really, what was the problem with the current minmax.hpp, except that it
> did not work on gcc-2.95-stlport?

Did you read all the threads?

Dave Abrahams
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