From: Matthew Austern (austern_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-14 17:29:20
My own suggestions for criteria:
- Older and better tested libraries are to be preferred.
- Separate things should be submitted separately. The
committee shouldn't have to decide whether it wants
graph algorithms in order to decide whether it wants
- Dependencies should be minimized. Basic pieces of
infrastructure should be submitted first.
- And, of course, the most obvious criterion: pieces
that seem to be of broad general interest should be
The two pieces that immediately come to mind for me are
smart pointers and integer types.
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