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Subject: Re: [boost] Formal Review: Boost.Polygon starts today August 24, 2009
From: OvermindDL1 (overminddl1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-30 00:10:42

On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 10:08 PM, Steven Watanabe<watanabesj_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Simonson, Lucanus J wrote:
>> Steven Watanabe wrote:
>>> I ran the test with most of the compilers I have available.
>>> I'm getting a lot of compiler warnings from msvc-9.0express,
>>> msvc-8.0express, and gcc-3.4.4.
>>> gcc-4.2.3, gcc-4.3.0, and gcc-mingw-4.4.1 are fine.
>> I'm aware of the warnings in MSVC.  How important is it to fix these
>> warnings?
> Well, msvc is pretty widely used.  I wouldn't say that you
> have to fix them, but I would strongly encourage it.
> gcc 3.4 is sufficiently old, that I wouldn't worry about it much.
>> What is boost policy and precident?
> Boost has no official policy.  Some libraries are warning-free.
> Others are fairly noisy, although the older libraries are slowly
> getting cleaned up as users complain.

For note, all the libraries that I use in Boost (only about 15 to 20
or so) are warningless, so there is huge precedent.

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