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Subject: Re: [boost] [typeof] Weird VC++ compiler bug
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-23 13:04:10

On 5/23/2015 11:44 AM, Peter Dimov wrote:
> Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> On 05/23/2015 07:45 AM, Edward Diener wrote:
> ...
>> > But whatever... Microsoft has a well-known system in place by which
>> they > decide that known bugs should not be fixed if they don't think
>> it is > important enough to do so.
> A bit unfair, methinks. They do what everyone does - try to strike a
> balance between adding features, fixing bugs and not breaking too much
> code.

Not fixing a bug over 10 years time ? That's not striking a balance to me.

>> You can't blame microsoft too much for this particular problem, since
>> the "native" typeof implementation of msvc relies on a compiler bug.
> Why doesn't Typeof use decltype on VS 2013?

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