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Subject: Re: [boost] Recommend dropping test coverage on msvc-7.1 and msvc-8.0
From: degski (degski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-10-14 13:42:58

On 14 October 2017 at 16:26, Peter Dimov via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>

> James E. King, III wrote:
> Visual Studio 2005: 2008-JAN-08 (last support pack; no extended support
>> offered)
>> Visual Studio 2008: 2009-OCT-13 (last support pack; no extended support
>> offered)
>> Visual Studio 2010: 2012-APR-10 (last support pack; no extended support
>> offered)
> Nope, that's
> Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1: 12/4/2016 (RIP)
> Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1: 4/10/2018
> Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1: 7/14/2020
> Appveyor still has msvc-9.0, does it not? It seems to work for me.

 Bikeshedding is cool, no discussion. But, I would like to ask you, in your
(tomorrow's) perfect world, which versions of MSVC do *you* think should be
supported in boost, taking into account older boost releases are available
for people/companies that are of the opinion that AC-electricity is very
dangerous and feel a car is very different from a horse?


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