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Subject: Re: [boost] Recommend dropping test coverage on msvc-7.1 and msvc-8.0
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-10-14 16:33:45

On 10/14/17 8:37 AM, Vinnie Falco via Boost wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 14, 2017 at 8:33 AM, Robert Ramey via Boost

> Not completely related but I have observed that while Boost has
> amazing facilities for introducing new libraries (the formal review
> process)

> there is nothing for gracefully retiring old libraries. Or
I have a solution to this - as described part of my boost 2.0 talk. But
the world isn't ready for me to start flogging it yet.

> for that matter old toolchains.

My point is that selection of toolchains to support and test is upto the
library maintainer. There is not communal agreement necessary.

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