From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-06 11:12:12
"Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> writes:
> I think we just having terminology misunderstanding.
Well, yes: when discussing the meaning of deprecation, I think that's
>> Deprecation indicates an intention to stop supporting a particular
>> construct or usage, sometime in the future.
> You may refer to "feature/construct deprication" in relation to a
> library functinality. You may refer "compiler deprication" in
> relation to set of compilers/configurations a library is tested
> on. You may refer to "support deprication" in relation to set of
> compilers/configurations supported by a library. First and third
> kinds managed excusively by library authors.
> Second - by the fact which compiler boost performed testing on.
A library author can support a compiler by doing his own private
testing or by contributing testing resources for it.
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