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From: Jon W (cow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-15 12:34:06

On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 06:13:14PM +0100, Iain Hanson wrote:

> On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 09:05 -0700, Robert Ramey wrote:
> > My experience in this regard is surprising to me.
> >
> > I'm amazed to discover that in only ONE single case have any of the
> > programmers, managers, etc ever even heard of boost. This group even
> > includes an ex head of the computer science department at a top tier
> > university !!!
> Sadly this is what I would expect. However, I have been surprised by the
> number of companies in London ( U.K. ) That have heard of boost. Mostly
> in the International banking sector. The most popular library by far has
> to be smart_ptrs.


Just a few weeks ago I as talking to someone about a banking role where
the job spec specifically said "Modern C++, STL, Boost".

So it's not all bad, at least not in London anyway.


"What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?"
	- W.C. Fields

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