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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost c++ language conformance
From: Gennaro Prota (gennaro.prota_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-18 17:33:48

David Abrahams wrote:
> 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.

I don't think so. Unless someone from EDG tells me that, for instance,
the non-conformities you can see at


for Sandia-darwin-intel's, Sandia-intel 9.1, pgi-7.2 (not recognizing a
simple constant expression as such) were implemented by them.


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