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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-24 10:03:48

Beman Dawes wrote:
> "Dr. Franz Fehringer" <fehrin_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> news:061801c6976d$3ff973e0$0101010a_at_franz...
>> Hello,
>> On among the listed supported
>> systems/compilers
>> is
>> Win32 using Visual C++ 7.1 and Visual C++ 8.0.
>> Are there plans to support Visual C++ 6SP{5,6} also?
>> What are the difficulties/obstacles for this to happen?
> IMO Chris should not waste even a single moment of his time on VC++ 6.5.
> I'd really like to see asio progress to the point where Chris can write a
> full proposal for TR2. That is a lot of work to do between now and the
> October deadline. That work is a far more useful expenditure of Chis'
> effort, IMO.
> Download VC++ 8.0 Express edition. It is free. It is highly C++ standards
> compliant. The IDE is also much improved compared to 6.5. Time to move on.

I'm in total agreement with this. Even if someone else did the the work to
port asio to vc6 Chris would still have to spend time looking at / integrating
the changes.


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