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From: Thomas Witt (witt_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-02-05 21:50:46


Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
> "Roland Schwarz" <roland.schwarz_at_[hidden]> wrote in message

>> Unfortunately this seems to collide with the agreement, that 1.34 is the
>> last official release that will support the msvc-6.5 compiler.
> No. It does not.
> In general question of particular platform support is
> library developer/maintainer decision. I promissed msvc 6.5 support in 1.34
> for all features that were available in 1.33.1 including and specifically
> concentrating on all the features used by boost unit tests. No support for
> new features is expected.

FWIW Gennadiy is right here with respect to the agreed upon
serialization support in 1.34.0. Thanks Gennadiy for wrangling with vc6
so that our regression testing is still working. That being said I would
certainly appreciate small low risk changes that solve
regression/functionality problems in other libraries with vc6. AFAICS
this can provide great value at little cost. Whether the proposed change
is in that category is not for me to tell.


Thomas Witt

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