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Subject: Re: [boost] [predef] RFC: Predefined version numbers library..
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-01 00:43:51

Rene Rivera wrote:
> Long ago, yes, years ago, I proposed normalizing the variety of ways
> of defining (in the preprocessor) version numbers and reflecting the
> predefined version information. As can be seen here
> <>.
> Time traveling to the present I have finally put the finishing touches
> on the end result of this concept as a "Predef" library. It's now
> grown to include detection of more types of predefs, almost complete
> documentation with a reference generated directly from the source, and
> some utilities on adding new predefs.
> I'm still working on cross-platform testing. But I thought now would
> be a good time to ask for comments and for people to try it out.
> The lib is in the sandbox at
> <>. And the docs can be
> rad directly from
> <>.

It's not clear how this conflicts with or complements the current config
Could you expand upon this please?

Also this sort of "enshrines" the concept of a a "Boost Version" which I
is something that should/will eventually be replaced with versions of
particular libraries.

Robert Ramey

> Enjoy.

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