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From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-07-11 12:38:04

On Jul 11, 2012, at 9:20 AM, John Maddock wrote:

>> I have recently used BOOST_NO_NUMERIC_LIMITS_LOWEST to act as a proxy for support of
>> numeric_limits<T>:: max_digits10 (as correctly suggested by John Maddock).
>> Do we need yet another new macro for this, say
>> or continue to use BOOST_NO_NUMERIC_LIMITS_LOWEST as a proxy.
>> I think the latter will suffice (despite its unfortunate name for this task).
>> But I think an addition to the configuration macro reference docs would be useful.
> Actually, this is one C++11 macro that Marshall missed for renaming.

I didn't touch that macro, because I didn't think it was a C++11 one.

Looking back at the discussion from last month, I see a proposal to add a new macro named
BOOST_NO_NUMERIC_LIMITS_MAX_DIGITS10, and when John asked for a patch, Paul contributed some bits,
but not a complete patch; and no one else did.

> Maybe if we asked him nicely ;-) he would volunteer to rename this one to BOOST_NO_CXX11_NUMERIC_LIMITS?

I don't think that this is a rename job.
If I've misread the discussion (or misunderstood the situation), please let me know.

-- Marshall

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