From: Mariano Consoni (mariano.consoni_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-14 16:34:34
Hi Boost Community!
Maybe you remember that I've sent a couple of emails last days because I
want to participate in SoC with Boost. My original idea was a plugin
library, and then someone pointed me out the existence of
Boost.Extensionsand then contacted its author (Jeremy Pack) to try to
Last days, we've been working together. I reviewed Boost.Extensions, Jeremy
reviewed my approach to see if there are any feature that could be added to
Boost.Extensions. and then we agreed in a possible list of tasks as a SoC
Now, we want to share this list with the community, to know if there is
something missing or something that anyone in the community would like to
Our current task list is:
- Preprocessor tricks to remove template redundancy
- Provide (optionally) automatic closing of unneeded linked libraries.
- Implement Reflection.
and the required tasks for the completion of Extensions:
- Finish up documentation
- Write lots more unit tests, as well as larger tests
- Submit it to Boost for review
We think that the most important parts of the project are submitting the
library and doing something with Reflection.
Another issue that I must resolve is the mentoring. I know that at least two
people offered their help, and It would be great if we can decide that to be
able to start to write my proposal, checking it with the mentor and with
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