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Subject: Re: [boost] Status of Visual Studio 2017 support
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-02-14 17:01:39

On 02/14/17 18:17, Bo Persson via Boost wrote:
> On 2017-02-14 14:50, Andrey Semashev via Boost wrote:
>> Yes, it does, because the final release may be significantly different
>> from the pre-released versions. It is not unheard of entire features
>> being removed or modified in the final release.
> We are not taking about about preview versions from last summer, we are
> now at RC5, 3 weeks from the formal release.

Pre-release is pre-release, however you name it.

> You might want to consider that VS2017 is already the default download
> at Microsoft's

Frankly, I couldn't find what version they're offering to download on
that page. If it's a pre-release version, that seems like a poor choice
of a default to me.

> And people start to wonder why Boost is so far behind...

Right... Another one of those doomsday prophets.

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