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Subject: Re: [boost] Official warnings policy?
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-10 08:15:11

Emil Dotchevski wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 11:25 AM, Stewart, Robert
> <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Emil Dotchevski wrote:
> >> Alternatively, the reviewers could compile at lower warnings level.
> >> Most likely they wouldn't even need to do that, because they will
> >> simply build using the author scripts, which will likely produce a
> >> build without warnings.
> > Either is certainly possible, but if there are established
> > warning levels, it
> > is reasonable to expect that level or stricter.
> This assumes that a policy that requires warnings to be "fixed" is
> desirable or that it will lead to a better Boost (note that I'm not
> arguing against disabling warnings in Boost headers.)

I have made no such assumption. In every post, I have used the phrase, "established warning levels," and the like. We have none presently. We have no policy regarding warnings as yet.

In the quote above, I even phrased it as, "if there are established warning levels." There's no assumption in that.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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