From: Martin Bonner (martin.bonner_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-14 04:58:37
[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Johan Råde Sent: 13
November 2006 16:41 To: boost_at_[hidden]
Subject: Re: [boost] Optimized portable isnan, isfinite, fpclassify etc
> Paul A Bristow wrote:
>>> Johan Råde wrote:
>>> I did some tests with VC6.5:
>>> std::numeric_limits<T>::signaling_NaN() does return negative
>> This was a feature - I complained about it to PJP many years ago -
>> after thinking I was terminally confused. I believe is has been
>> I suggest you/we stop trying to support this obselete version of the
>> It will only encourage people to keep on (ab-)using it ;-)
> VC 6.5 is on the list of platforms officially supported by Boost.
I don't think there really is such a thing as "THE list of platforms supported by Boost". Different libraries support different platforms. Some libraries continue to support VC 6.5, but there is no reason for a new library to make an effort to support it.
> It is hard for me to imagine that anyone still uses it.
We are still using VC5 for some code. (We skipped VC6.x and then went straight to VC7).
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