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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost c++ language conformance
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-18 11:19:20

on Mon Sep 15 2008, Gennaro Prota <> wrote:

> Comeau, on whatever platform. In an ideal world, that should extend to any
> compiler having the EDG front-end, except that, in the world we have, many
> vendors (see e.g. Intel) manage to screw it up in the most creative ways
> (perhaps they shouldn't be given access to the front-end source code :-))

Most of those "screw-ups" are actually implemented by EDG for Intel and
other vendors, because Intel's customers demand compatibility with
other, more popular "screwed-up" implementations such as VC++ and GCC.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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