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From: Stuart Dootson (stuart.dootson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-25 07:06:59

On 4/25/05, Søren Lassen <s.lassen_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I recently downloaded a free C++ compiler from Microsoft, as a package
> called the "Visual C++ Toolkit 2003" - the compiler tells me that it is a
> "Microsoft (R) 32-bit C/C++ Optimizing Compiler Version 13.10.3077 for
> 80x86".
> The compiler can be downloaded from
> Is this compiler compatible with the boost libraries in general (I have
> only tested it with rational.hpp (and operators.hpp), and it seems to work.
> --
> Søren

Yep, that's the one that comes with VS.NET 2003 - it works very nicely
with Boost. I managed to persuade work to upgrade to that from VC6 for
new projects - not only does it raise compiler errors less often, it
also compiles code using Boost significantly faster, in my experience.

Stuart Dootson

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