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Subject: Re: [boost] [preprocessor] Variadics suggestion
From: Lorenzo Caminiti (lorcaminiti_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-10-05 01:48:09

On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 9:46 PM, Matt Calabrese <rivorus_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 9:31 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I'll mention again that I think we should accept some libraries that
>> won't work on broken compilers (like Chaos). "Boost works on this
>> compiler" is an important selling point.
> +1
> IMO, Chaos should have been a part of Boost years ago. If a popular
> non-compliant compiler such as VC++ were able to be supported, then that
> would be great, but since it realistically cannot be supported, that's the
> problem of Microsoft. If Chaos were a part of boost and more libraries
> started using it, Microsoft would be much more concerned about fixing their
> horrible preprocessor.


Chaos is an amazing piece of work! I could be the review manager if
there were a Chaos submission for a Boost review.


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