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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-14 03:25:54

Jeff Garland writes:
> On Tue, 13 Jul 2004 03:18:38 -0500, Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote
>> According to, the following libraries appear
>> to be in a particularly untidy state:
>> - Date/time,
> We have been and will continue to work this. However, we added wstream and
> other features (awhile ago now) which are simply not supported in many
> compilers. So we will just be marking these failed.

OK, sounds good.

> In addition, we have stopped 'covering up' for bad compilers / standard
> libraries. In the past we had macros that would swap out some tests on VC6
> and other compilers to make the tests look better. We've now removed these
> and are letting these tests fail. So again we need to mark more tests as
> failing. I believe this will help people better understand the limits of
> using old compilers, etc...

Sure. Looking forward towards the marked-up picture.

> As for the boost book conversion -- all the xml is all checked in. I just
> need to do the changes in the top level. Probably later today.

Excellent. Thanks for the update!

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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