Subject: Re: [boost] [new Warnings policy] MS C4180 on the Maintenance Guidelines
From: Emil Dotchevski (emildotchevski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-18 14:37:20
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 2:51 AM, Paul A. Bristow
>> Why not replace all that by "No warnings should be emitted by Boost
>> code. Use your best judgment to either fix or suppress the warning"
>> followed by information on how warnings can be suppressed on various
>> A) Users don't care why they don't see warnings.
> I think they *do* care about code quality, and dealing with warnings makes a
> contribution (perhaps small).
>> B) Even if they did, if the build log has no warnings it is prohibitively
> difficult to investigate why that is.
> Sorry, but I'm not clear what part you suggest replacing.
I thought that it was clear, I propose to replace all of the existing
warnings guidelines in the Wiki with the following: "No warnings
should be emitted by Boost code. Use your best judgment to either fix
or suppress the warning."
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