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Subject: Re: [boost] Removing support for old compilers
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-14 03:47:32

>> #if defined(BOOST_NO_TEMPLATED_IOSTREAMS) || ( defined(__GNUC__) &&
>> (__GNUC__ < 3) )
>> I know that the following is a workaround for the lack of templated
>> iostreams, and that for some (admittedly lost in time) reason, g++ 2.x
>> lacks templated iostreams but does not define the config macro.
>> Without the first portion, this information is no longer present.
> ... in the source code. It is still in the revision control system,
> which has logs which are file-specific and a 'blame' feature which is
> line-specific.

No I'm sorry, that doesn't cut it, code should be self documenting, users
should have to resort to delving into some revision control system to figure
this out.


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