From: Scott Woods (scottw_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-12-06 16:15:44
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From: "Doug Gregor" <dgregor_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2005 8:15 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] on boost version numbers
> I used to think that some day we would get a Boost 2.x that would toss
> away all of the silly workarounds, but I don't suspect it will ever
> happen. As compilers drop off the face of the planet, so will their
> workarounds, but it won't be a big event.
> "Wow, Boost 2.0, they got rid of junk from 15-year-old compilers!"
"But wait; there's more! Boost 2.0 has brand new junk for the latest
compiler from X!"
Workarounds will remain a part of Boost until Boost changes its goals or
compilers become perfect implementations of a perfect language
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