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Subject: Re: [boost] Removing old config macro and increasing compilerrequirements.
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-05 23:16:25

on Mon Aug 05 2013, Daniel James <> wrote:

> On Mon, 5 Aug 2013, at 02:12 PM, Stephen Kelly wrote:
>> I don't see why bumping a compiler requirement from one set of antiques
>> to another slightly more recent set of antiques is an issue that needs
>> to be suspended for a long time with so much red tape as user surveys.
> It's hardly a bureaucratic nightmare. It will probably require less
> effort than this thread. I think I have a good idea what the answer will
> be, but it'd be good to check. The survey was just a vague suggestion
> for the future ("at some point") that will probably never be picked up,
> although I do think it'd be helpful. We really don't have enough
> information about our users.

Now I'm really confused. Are you saying we should take a survey right
away, before making any such change, or that we should make the change
and then do the survey "at some point" in the future, or...?

Dave Abrahams

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