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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-26 09:51:41

Markus Schöpflin wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> Awhile back, there was discussion of setting up a list of platform
>> champions.
>> Platform champions are experts that Boost developers can turn to when
>> they have a problem with a particular compiler or operating system.
>> Whether it is a question about configurations, features, or submitting a
>> bug report to the compiler supplier, these folks know the ropes for the
>> platform.
> I have been running boost regression tests on Tru64/CXX for a few years
> now. As Tru64 is no longer available and the compiler most likely will not
> get any more updates, I'm a bit unsure if it would make any sense for me to
> volunteer as a platform champion.
> Do you think I should go ahead and put me in the list anyway?

That's up to you, but it sounds like your efforts might be better spent
on a more active platform.

While we want to support a wide range of platforms, and not just the
most popular ones, it doesn't make sense to tie up resources on
platforms that are no longer supported by their suppliers.


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