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Re: [std-proposals] set_new_handler extension

From: Phil Bouchard <boost_at_[hidden]>
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2023 23:12:08 -0500
Actually I use Google's TC Malloc under Windows and seems to be a good alternative.

But I was just hoping the ISO standards could be extended down to linker issues.

Thanks anyways,

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> On Feb 11, 2023, at 10:59 PM, Thiago Macieira via Std-Proposals <std-proposals_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Saturday, 11 February 2023 19:32:32 PST Phil Bouchard via Std-Proposals 
> wrote:
>> Anyway my point is if Microsoft don't wanna be ISO certified, including low
>> level memory management then it's their choice.
>> It's the choice also for the industry to disregard non-ISO certified
>> companies.
> Indeed. You can vote with your feet or, more precisely, with your wallet, and 
> choose other options. There are a lot of OSes out there, from tiny, real-time 
> and near real-time ones that are much easier to certify for a purpose (like 
> Zephyr and myNewt and FreeRTOS) to full server and consumer OSes.
> I know a few large companies that don't trust Linux for their server needs or 
> have legal qualms about it, and therefore use FreeBSD. It's their choice.
>>> That's not paranoia. They already did killed Netscapa and Wordperfect
>>> similarly.
> And got in legal trouble for it. Same as when Intel[*] got caught having code 
> that detected competitor processors and chose unoptimised code paths.
> None of this is in-scope for the C++ Standard or this mailing list. There's 
> nothing we can or should do about it. What's more, the Standard is not going 
> to make recommendations that go against the legitimate objections of one of 
> the three main compiler vendors, especially if the objection is "this is not 
> implementable in the OS"..
> [*] disclaimer; I work for Intel, but I have no knowledge of the details of 
> the case at hand.
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