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From: Martin Bonner (Martin.Bonner_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-01 07:50:13

From: Edward Diener
> Simon Carter wrote:

>> We're stuck at 1_30_0 with BCB6.

>> Since we've got to change compiler anyway we're moving to C# for the bulk of our
>> work.

> I am always amused when a C++ programmer, who is going to be using .Net,
> says they have to change compilers and then mentions they will be using
> C#. Are you aware that a C++ implementation for .Net already exists
> called C++/CLI and that you can directly used Boost code using C++/CLI
> in mixed mode programming under .Net ?
For most programmers who are moving to .Net, you are correct. However in this particular case, Simon would /still/ have to change compiler - from BCB6 to VS2005. Given that, it is not unreasonable to decide to go the whole hog and go to C#. (It's not what I would do, but ...)

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