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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-09 12:01:40

"Robert Ramey" <ramey_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Working harder won't help. I just need more time to think about
> this. I don't know if you saw the documentation and code required
> to deal wih this issue in version 1.32 but it was very messy. I
> invested effort which I believe resulted in a major improvement. So
> far no one has come upon this in practice and I'm curious to know
> why that might be.

Because they're all using broken compilers, and I know the standard
better than most people. I was bit by not respecting 2-phase lookup
in Boost.Python years ago and the lesson stuck with me, so I'm quite
aware of what works on a conforming compiler and what doesn't.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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