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Subject: Re: [boost] New libraries implementing C++11 features in C++03
From: Dean Michael Berris (mikhailberis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-24 21:48:07

On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 6:10 AM, Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 24 November 2011 13:35, Dean Michael Berris <mikhailberis_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Why are people blaming the libraries for horrible error messages when
>> it's compilers that spew these error messages?
> They just don't want to use a library which has horrible error
> messages. It doesn't matter if it's the library's fault or the
> compiler's fault. Blame has nothing to do with it.

But it's not the library emitting these horrible error messages. So
why is this tied with the library and not the compiler? Why aren't
people saying "I don't want to use this compiler because it's crappy
at generating error messages for *any* code"?

Dean Michael Berris

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