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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-24 06:39:27

On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 10:55:03 -0000, John Maddock wrote
> >> My prediction is that it will be four to six years before all the
> >> compilers boost users care about ship with the full tr1 in the box.
> >
> > Wow, I sure hope you're wrong. That's an awful long time considering that
> > they have open implementations to use as a starting point.
> Maybe, the impression I'm getting is that commercial TR1
> implementations will be available soon, but that they won't ship
> with compilers until they become part of the official standard.

Ok, I thought they were already 'official', but not required. So when does
it become 'official'?

> I guess time will tell.

For sure.
> Well they have two choices:
> 1) Do nothing, and carry on using the Boost versions.
> 2) Use the TR1 forwarding headers, and switch to the std::tr1 versions.
> Probably (1) is a safer bet until we see what kind of quality we get
> from early TR1 implementations.

But there is also this option -- is there not?

3) Use the config macros to pick the same tr1 implementation as the user


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