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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-09-05 15:43:35

At 09:52 AM 9/5/2001, Philip Nash wrote:

>I think the original complaint (if that is the word) is that there are so
>many libraries in boost already (and the trend is for there to be more
>more) that it is difficult to sift through and find the ones that are
>personally applicable or useful.
>In particular there are already a number of reasonably "domain specific"
>some sense of the expression) libraries, the graph library being a case
>Perhaps now is the time for someone, or some people, to take a look at
>organisation of boost as a whole. Nothing too major, but just a sensible
>grouping of libraries, maybe in a hierarchical fashion ...

One very simple way to do this, without impacting anything else, is simply
reorganize the presentation of libraries on

See the attached for a first cut.

A final version would include a little table-of-contents at the beginning,
and might also still include the purely alphabetic list in a separate

Comments? Does this address enough of the concerns to make it worth doing?


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