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From: Hans Dembinski (hans.dembinski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-08-22 15:56:34

> On 22. Aug 2019, at 15:51, Glen Fernandes <glen.fernandes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hans wrote:
>> The max/min macro issue does not seem to be relevant anymore in modern compilers.
>> I was completely unaware of this in Boost.Histogram and the code works fine on all msvc
>> versions which support C++14. I added the patches to Histogram to get rid of this warning,
>> but now that code became a lot less readable.
> In September 2018, I introduced a use of std::numeric_limits<T>::max()
> in Boost.CircularBuffer.
> In November 2018, I received the first of two complaints (from Windows
> users) so I addressed it.
> I'm not convinced that it is not relevant anymore.
> Granted, that was November 2018, and it is now August 2019. Many
> things have happened since then.
> For example, as one user has pointed out on this thread, perhaps
> Brexit has happened.
> It is entirely possible that Brexit has caused this to no longer be a
> problem for Windows developers.

Ok, I stand corrected. This is still an issue and I didn't really understood where the issue is coming from.

Thanks to Glen, Paul, and Mike Dev for explaining.

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