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Subject: Re: [boost] Release managers: Boost.Thread breaking changes in 1.53
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-31 06:20:03

On 30/12/12 22:08, Artyom Beilis wrote:

> Probably I would find myself in minority or hated by many Boost **developers** but
> I would say clearly that there are hundreds thounds of C++ developerds
> and thousands of project that break because Boost breaks API.
> HUGE amount of man hours are spent just because Boost breaks stuff.
> I would like to provide a recent quote of Linus Torvalds regarding the kernel:
> > WE DO NOT BREAK USERSPACE! Seriously. How hard is this rule to understand?
> > [...] The fact that you then try to make *excuses* for breaking user space,

Boost is not even a runtime.
Comparing Boost and the Linux kernel makes absolutely no sense.

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