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Subject: Re: [boost] [date_time] Patch for ticket #1740: date_time includes <windows.h>
From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-14 11:42:07

joaquin_at_[hidden] wrote:
> Jeff Garland escribió:
>> Emil Mieilica wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Done. Hope it will be useful to everybody who uses this great library.
>>>> Can you attach this patch to the ticket so it doesn't get lost?
>> Just a technical comment on the suggested patch. Is it really wise /
>> legal to
>> replicate the Windows API declarations in Boost.
> Isn't that exactly what other libs such as WINE do? See

Yeah, I guess they would have to since they are an emulation of the Win32 api.
  AFAIK we've never taken this approach in Boost so I think we should talk
thru if it's acceptable before putting it in. If it is acceptable, I guess
the other question might be if it belongs in config instead of an individual


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