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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-10 14:38:07

Edward Diener <eddielee_at_[hidden]> writes:

> This shows to me, unfortunately, that Borland is still not serious about
> fixing compiler bugs despite all of the promotion over the latest
> release of their product, in which they have upgraded the user interface
> to the IDE significantly from all reports. I even mentioned on their NGs
> that one of the reasons that fixing these bugs is so important is that
> many of the Boost developers no longer want to support the compiler in
> their implementations, via workarounds, if Borland is not willing to fix
> their bugs. Admittedly Borland employees themselves rarely respond on
> their NGs, but the responses to their not fixing these bugs after so
> many years appeared to be a big yawn from other developers and TeamB
> supporters on those same NGs. So while I have always been a supporter of
> Borland in the past I do not see that they are serious about fixing
> their compiler bugs, or even consider it important to do so.

Maybe we should move on, then. At this point they may need us more
than we need them.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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