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Subject: Re: [boost] Breaking existing libraries
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-21 12:29:42

on Fri Nov 21 2008, "Dean Michael Berris" <> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 7:47 PM, David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I agree that testing needs to be made more regular and thorough.
>> However, IMO the universe of compilers and libraries is much too large
>> --- and in some cases, the software is too expensive --- for us to check
>> code with new versions of *all* compilers and *all* libraries. We need
>> to select a subset against which we'll test.
> I think we're forgetting here that although BoostPro offers commercial
> support for Boost releases in the form of consulting and enterprise
> support, it's all really a matter of how much volunteers can really
> give as far as committing resources is concerned.

Not really. The whole point of Boostpro Enterprise is that addressing
those issues does *not* rest solely on the shoulders of volunteers.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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