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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] MSVC feature-test macros
From: mike.dev_at_[hidden]
Date: 2018-06-28 22:16:42

> -----Original Message-----
> Edward Diener via Boost
> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2018 10:37 PM
> [...]
> What does Microsoft have against macros that are capitalized, which has
> been the acknowledged convention for macros for a long time now.
I'd guess (or rather hope) that does macros predate that convention and now
they are afraid to break backwards compat (a notion very common to boost
too I might add).
But even so, I wonder what engineer thought that this was a good idea
for a macro name even then.

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