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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-24 10:27:45

"Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> I'm also concerned that none of the practicable dates mentioned above
>> will make the EWG's cutoff date for C++0x, and I'm not sure we can
>> afford to release another standard without threading support.
> You should probably mention what the EWG cutoff date is. :-)

I would if I remembered for sure. I think it's something like, no new
proposals considered after the next meeting.

> As for the "afford to release"... There's always the safe choice of
> <cpthread> + specifying that cancellation is a C++ exception. C++ification
> can then be done in a TR.

That's a possibility, but it doesn't necessarily align with some
strong convictions from experienced concurrent programmers on the

Dave Abrahams
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