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From: Edward Diener (eddielee_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-29 08:55:46

Russell Hind wrote:
> Edward Diener wrote:
>>Not to be negative but I do not think that Borland cares very much about
>>their C++ compiler's conformance to the C++ standard. Instead they have
>>been almost entirely focused, language-wise, on their Object Pascal and
>>Java offerings in the last half decade. Nor does this situation look to
>>be alleviated anytime soon.
> Here are some quotes regarding the new version of C++ builder from Feb
> '05 (from,1410,32958,00.html):
> "We've done some work on conformance for Boost and for ACE. We're going
> to specifically target boost and some customer complaints. We won't be
> 100% ANSI compliant"
> And they state that the product will now use DinkumWare STL rather than
> STLPort which should help a little too.
> While this isn't concrete proof, it hopefully is a sign that things will
> improve with the new release. But only time will tell if they follow
> through on this.

This is getting way off topic, but the saying "When I see it I will
believe it", meaning much better Ansi C++ compliance for Borland's C++
compiler in this case, could not be more true.

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