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Subject: Re: [boost] [chrono] Motivation for Boost version evaporating
From: vicente.botet (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-12 15:49:50


while specific compilers can provide a chrono library it is not sure that the library works without some C++0x laguage feature. I have to work with compiler versions that do not supporting C++0x features. I would prefer to use on these compilers a C++98 adaptation of the standard chrono library than nothing.

If you don't mind I'd like to take it and request a formal review as the library has a fixed interface and a quite stable implementation.

Best regards,

----- Original Message -----
From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
To: "Boost Developers List" <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:59 PM
Subject: [boost] [chrono] Motivation for Boost version evaporating

> The motivation for a Boost version of <chrono> seems to be evaporating
> since GCC 4.4.0 has shipped with an implementation and Microsoft has
> also signaled they intend to ship a C++0x standard library
> implementation sooner rather than later.
> Thus I'm no longer interested in working on a Boost version.
> If anyone else would like to take it on, that's OK with me, but I
> don't see enough benefit to Boost to make the effort worthwhile.
> --Beman
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