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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-04-17 17:59:05

At 04:23 PM 4/17/2001, Doug Gregor wrote:

>Perhaps the formal review of a library should be prefaced by a few days
>where other Boost members could try the library on several different
>compilers before the library actually comes up for formal review. At this
>point the library would be slushy - internals may need to be modified
>to make the code portable, but the interface should be unchanged.
>I believe this would make formal reviews go more smoothly, and allieviate

>the problem with libraries changing while they are being reviewed.

That makes sense to me! I'm not sure exactly how implement that approach,
but maybe when a submitter asks for a formal review he or she should
mention what compilers the submission is known to work with, and ask for
test results from others.



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