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Subject: Re: [boost] Removing old config macro and increasing compiler requirements.
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-05 10:20:39

on Sun Aug 04 2013, Stephen Kelly <> wrote:

> On 08/04/2013 10:57 AM, Daniel James wrote:
>> On Sun, 4 Aug 2013, at 10:22 AM, Stephen Kelly wrote:
>>> What do you think about increasing the compiler requirement much more,
>>> as I wrote in another mail?
>> I'd say no, unless you've got a very good reason. Compiler support
>> should be an individual library maintainers decision.
> Thanks for bringing that up. I was hoping someone would :). I've been
> reading the boost mailing list for a while and I've seen similar
> sentiments that each maintainer can make somewhat autonomous decisions
> on things like this. That obviously does not help with forward momentum
> in efforts like this, and I expect the boost community has a solution to
> that problem.
> Is the solution the steering committee?

Yes, that was one of the main reason we formed it.

Dave Abrahams

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