[oclug] upgrade woes (what happened to Linux?)
je_oclug at kronos.honk.org
Tue Nov 4 16:01:40 EST 2003
On Tue, 4 Nov 2003, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 03:41:26PM -0500, Kyle McMartin wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 02:43:13PM -0500, Grant Wong wrote:
> > > <rant>
> > > WHEN THE HECK DID THEY FORMALIZE NAMESPACES IN G++ ??!??!?!!
> > > </rant>
> > >
> > Perhaps you should have written standards compliant code
> > in the first place.
> That's not entirely fair when the standard changes on a weekly basis.
> I'm one of the people who spent a great deal of time fixing debian
> packages to compile with gcc-3.0 ... and then 3.1 ... and then 3.3 ...
> So I do sympathise with the "write it right the first time" feeling,
> but it's hard ;-(
The nice thing about standards is that there are so many from which to
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