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Subject: Re: [boost] [mpl] Abandoning old compilers
From: Michael Caisse (mcaisse-lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-02-28 14:34:47

On 02/28/2015 10:43 AM, Peter Dimov wrote:
> Edward Diener wrote:
>> No. It never was tested. It was reverted before any testing was done
>> on the 'develop' branch with those changes.
> I'm not sure that lack of testing on current compilers is the main
> issue. The main issue is "lack of consensus" for dropping support for
> old compilers, which aren't tested.
> I'll say again what I always say when this issue comes up: these
> compilers are old. They are unlikely to be able to compile new Boost
> libraries. People who use these compilers can just use older Boost
> releases (and are probably forced to anyway).


Michael Caisse
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