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From: Gennaro Prota (gennaro_prota_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-08 15:21:00

On Tue, 8 Aug 2006 18:44:45 +0000 (UTC), "AlisdairM"
<alisdair.meredith_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>Gennaro Prota wrote:
>Personally I think you are being very harsh to dismiss the level of
>testing that goes into shipping a major commercial compiler and

Maybe they are tested. It remains that three persons alone have left
all the rest in the dust, for standard compliance and quality of
implementation (which includes an excellent *diagnostics* quality -
and I restate excellent). As to the math functions I don't see the
real issue. Anyone can still claim something like 97% or 98%
conformance without implementing them; or can declare them
"deprecated" ;-)

But I may understand your diplomacy. I'm well know for not having it.


It's my opinion that congratulations don't have much meaning if they
come from someone who never criticizes. One has to be open to both of
them, or none.

[ Gennaro Prota, C++ developer for hire ]

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