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From: Victor A. Wagner Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-20 03:05:35

At Tuesday 2005-04-19 08:41, you wrote:
>----Original Message----
>From: Victor A. Wagner Jr. [mailto:vawjr_at_[hidden]]
>Sent: 19 April 2005 16:03
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] Re: Boost to the rescue
> > I've been using 7.1 since it became available, and haven't
> > bumped into any optimization problems, and we compile debug with
> > none, and about everything we can find to turn on in release.
> > Granted there are only 4 of us, but I don't recall any gotchas.
>I have. We compile "minimize size", and when bitshifting it gets things
>wrong. We have found this twice (the first time confirmed by Microsoft),
>and have had to revert to releasing the existing product with VC5 (Yes: 5
>not 6. We never upgraded to VC6 because it was expensive, a resource hog,
>didn't seem to offer many new features, and a change to how #import work
>broke huge swathes of our code).

I've never heard of #import, is that some MS unique thing? It's certainly
NO standard C++

>Martin Bonner
>Pi Technology, Milton Hall, Ely Road, Milton, Cambridge, CB4 6WZ,
>ENGLAND Tel: +44 (0)1223 441434
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Victor A. Wagner Jr.
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