This release include four new libraries:
- Accumulators: Framework for incremental calculation, and collection of statistical accumulators, from Eric Niebler.
- Exception: A library for transporting of arbitrary data in exception objects, and transporting of exceptions between threads, from Emil Dotchevski.
- Units: Zero-overhead dimensional analysis and unit/quantity manipulation and conversion, from Matthias Schabel and Steven Watanabe
- Unordered: Unordered associative containers, from Daniel James.
On the same note Microsoft released the first Service Pack for Visual Studio 2008. C++ gets TR1 (shared_ptr, regex and more!) and new MFC face lift classes.