Subject: Re: [boost] Do the Coding Guidelines for Integral Constant Expressions need updating?
From: Patrick Horgan (phorgan1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-15 18:12:45
Mathias Gaunard wrote:
> Patrick Horgan a écrit :
>> I was reading the Integral Constant Expressions doc
>> (http://www.boost.org/development/int_const_guidelines.html), last
>> edited in October 2007, and am guessing that some of the warnings are
>> out of date with newer versions of some of the compilers available.
>> Does anyone know?
> They're guidelines if you want compatibility with MSVC6 and that kind
> of old compiler.
> My understanding is that it's not mandatory to follow them, and it
> would be expected that all libraries that use fairly advanced template
> meta-programming do not.
au contraire, the doc itself says,
The following guidelines are declared in no particular order (in other
words you need to obey all of them - sorry!)
implying, (well actually stating) that you have to follow all of them.
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