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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-01 05:15:18


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Howard Hinnant
>Sent: 01 November 2007 02:16
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] Comments about N2320
>> Sure, C and C++ compatibility would be great - but is this "just" a
>> matter
>> of principle, or is there a large user base which is only waiting for
>> cross-language threading compatibility? I'm certainly not (sorry).
>Here's an interesting read on the subject:
>For those of you not familiar with the language of standardization,
>this is an official letter from the C committee to the C++ committee
>saying: "Thank you for removing cancellation. Now we want you to
>promise that you will not even discuss bringing it back."

Sounds like the tail is trying to wag the dog!


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