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Subject: Re: [boost] [preprocessor] Variadics suggestion
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-10-05 04:37:22

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Matt
> Calabrese
> Sent: Friday, October 05, 2012 5:47 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [preprocessor] Variadics suggestion
> 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.
> IMO, Chaos should have been a part of Boost years ago. If a popular non-compliant compiler such as
> 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,
> would be much more concerned about fixing their horrible preprocessor.

+1 (or more!)


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