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From Wojciech Meyer <>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Retirement of stdcxx to the 'Attic'?
Date Sun, 05 Feb 2012 16:36:44 GMT
Hi all,


This is partially because stdcxx is still considered to be a derivate
implementation of RogueWave in ARM toolchain, so upgrading at some
point would have had a smaller impact on our customers than porting
the toolchain into another library, apart from that I think this means
that we will have yet smaller choice of C++ libraries avaiable - even
if they are a bit outdated.

Therefore -1.

PS: I still have some pending patches to port it to ARM Compiler, if
somebody would be happy to review it/commit it I would be happy to
follow up - Martin was looking, but we both stuck at some point with
having not enough time to do it. Now, as how the things stands I think
they should be pushed.

From: Farid Zaripov []
Sent: Friday, February 03, 2012 7:34 PM
Subject: Re: [VOTE] Retirement of stdcxx to the 'Attic'?

On 02.02.2012 19:03, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
> Fans and contributors,
> it appears that the stdcxx project is entirely dormant.  The ASF has
> launched a new 'Attic' project over the past two years, to neatly
> retire dormant works until and unless a community comes along who
> wishes to revive the effort.
> As a simple formality your votes please;
>   [ ] +1 - stdcxx committee should be retired, with code sent to the Attic
>   [X] -1 - No, stdcxx should not fold, I am still contributing, and
>            [would serve|am serving] on its project management committee
> The results of this vote will be taken up by the ASF Board of Directors
> at their 15 Feb meeting.

   I have not too much time for active developing the stdcxx, but I can
review user patches, test them on a set of Microsoft compilers and
commit into svn.
In the other words, I can provide support of the stdcxx to the users if
any exist :). Also I plan to smoothly move the stdcxx in the C++ 0x
So my vote is: -1


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