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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-23 08:03:25

Jeff Garland writes:
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 08:46:07 -0600, Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote
>> One advantage of a "big grid" is that when things are well (and when
>> we release, they are :), it inspires significant confidence in
>> quality and portability of the libraries. For instance, as a user, I
>> find this one is very inspiring:
> I find this view very misleading. It glosses over the fact that the
> developer has indicated some parts of a library may not be available
> for a particular compiler/platform.

Well, yes, it's a developer view. My main point still applies.

> As an example, it might lead
> you to believe that all features of date_time are available on gcc
> 2.95.3 which just isn't the case.

This would have been shown in the user report, it's just, as I said
before, currently user reports are in flux and we don't have the
corresponding picture which I could post a link to.

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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