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Re: [vox-tech] libstdc++ and sgi and hp?
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Re: [vox-tech] libstdc++ and sgi and hp?

Hai Yi wrote:
> I've been reading some general stuff about C++, it appears to me that
> in unix/linux, libstdc++ is a c++ implementation from gnu, but there
> are the sgi and hp's copyright info in the header files like
> /usr/include/c++/4.3/vector . I used to use sgi's stl website as
> reference (http://www.sgi.com/tech/stl/ ), which gave me an impression
> that this company used to be a big contributor to C++ (or STL? )
> standardization; however, from wiki, it appears HP is the one behind
> the STL effort.
> Anyone can have a brief history lesson about libstdc++, sgl and hp's
> relations in regard to STL?

Alexander Stepanov might [1][2] have something to say about the latter
two, but I don't think he reads this mailing list.

[1] http://www.sgi.com/tech/stl/drdobbs-interview.html
[2] http://www.stlport.org/resources/StepanovUSA.html

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