Subject: Re: [boost] [compiler workaround] Are we purging history?
From: Joaquin M Lopez Munoz (joaquin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-14 02:27:27
Daryle Walker <darylew <at> hotmail.com> writes:
> As I understand it, the people modernizing Boost code by getting rid of old
> compiler workarounds are doing
> two things:
> 1. Remove the workaround macro flags and the code that uses them, leaving
> the code that doesn't use the
> workarounds behind.
> 2. Purging those workaround macros from Boost.Config.
> If we are doing , why? Doing  is sufficient for modernization.
> Doing  is just purging history that we spent blood/sweat/tears
Personal opinion here: equivalent (or larger) amounts of b/s/t have been
spent in generating the code that  is sending into oblivion, so
if you're OK with  why do you care for ?
JoaquÃn M LÃ³pez MuÃ±oz