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From: Toon Knapen (toon.knapen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-09 03:57:14

When using BOOST_STATIC_CONSTANT, the member still need to be _defined_
in a .cpp file (IIUC 9.4.2 par 4 of the standard), unless the enum-trick
is used, right?

However gcc, intel-linux and the mipspro compiler (and probably others)
do not require a seperate definition. OTOH IBM/VisualAge does really
_need_ the definition (otherwise the symbols are undefined when linking).

Would'nt it be better to advise library-developers to use an enum
instead of BOOST_STATIC_CONSTANT if their library does not contain a


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