Boost Announcement :
Subject: [Boost-announce] [PREDEF] Review for the Boost.Predef library by Rene Riviera
From: Joel Falcou (joel.falcou_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-18 09:08:35
The review of BOOST.PREDEF by Rene Riviera is scheduled between Monday,
February 20th to February 29th.
Contents & Scope
BOOST.PREDEF defines a set of compiler, architecture, operating system,
and library version numbers from the information it can gather of C++
predefined macros or those defined in generally available headers. The
idea for this library grew out of a proposal to extend the Boost Config
library to provide more, and consistent, information than the feature
definitions it supports. What follows is an edited version of that brief
How to get it ?
Sources and documentation can be retrieved from http://tinyurl.com/73n6a3k
Writing a Review
The reviews and all comments should be submitted to the developers list,
and the email should have "[PREDEF] Review" at the beginning of the
subject line to make sure it's not missed.
Please explicitly state in your review whether the library should be
The general review checklist:
- What is your evaluation of the design?
- What is your evaluation of the implementation?
- What is your evaluation of the documentation?
- What is your evaluation of the potential usefulness of the library?
- Did you try to use the library? With what compiler? Did you
have any problems?
- How much effort did you put into your evaluation? A glance? A
quick reading? In-depth study?
- Are you knowledgeable about the problem domain?
And finally, every review should answer this question:
- Do you think the library should be accepted as a Boost library?
Be sure to say this explicitly so that your other comments don't obscure
your overall opinion.
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