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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: Proposal for STDCXX
Date Wed, 01 Jun 2005 20:43:12 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> There's at least one open implementation out there now: the GNU STL.
> What differentiates the RW codebase from the GNU one?  If there are
> bugs or performance, uh, deficiencies in the GNU one, why not submit
> the changes to the gcc crowd?

GNU libstdc++ is a fine implementation of the standard but its
big limitation is its dependency on gcc. What differentiates
our implementation is its portability to all the other compilers
besides gcc, which on most platforms other than Linux is still
an inferior choice when compared to the native compiler.


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