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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-07 02:27:07

Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote:

> I don't feel strongly about maximum length of 31, in particular since MacOS
> 9 is pretty much dead, and we _are_ somewhat restrained by the limit. Being
> able to read a Boost CD on, let's say, Linux versions released before 1999
> is definitely going to be appreciated by _somebody_, but there is a certain
> cost to that, and personally I'm starting to feel that may be it's not
> worth it.

It surely not worth it. Given almost free upgrade, and numerous changes,
pre-1999 version of Linux can only be found on pre-1999 hardware, which can't
compile Boost in reasonable time anyway ;-)

- Volodya


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