From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-02 23:22:45
> > It's been deprecated *since the dawn of time*. I planned post an
> > announcement together with library update announcement.
> Still, developers like to avoid broken regression tests; they're
> upsetting to developers at best. A simple post with advance warning
> that you were going to remove BOOST_TEST would have given everyone an
> opportunity to prevent a large swath of red squares.
What's wrong with red squares? Isn't it a basic paradigm of TDD? You make
change - you fix all the test cases that failed. Failing test cases is your
announcement that something needs to be done. Anyway 3 years should've been
enough to get rid of tools that were announced deprecated.
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