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From: Gennadiy E. Rozental (rogeeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-09-07 12:30:03

--- In boost_at_y..., Darin Adler <darin_at_b...> wrote:
> on 9/7/01 9:47 AM, Jeremy Siek at jsiek_at_c... wrote:
> > Could you send a context diff for this one. I'm having trouble
> > groking the change.
> 1) Context or unified diff is usually much easier to read than the
> format, so patches should be in that format. Pass either "-u" (my
> preference) or "-d" to cvs diff.
Ok. I will do it that way(if I will need) in future
> 2) It's usually considered good manners to ask or announce on the
> before sending a large number of messages to the list. I don't
think that
> all these messages, with diffs for a separate file in each one, are
the most
> effective way to get these changes into boost.
What are you proposing? I did not know other way. Anyway sorry if
that was wrong thing to do.
> 3) I suggest finding some other way to work with the library
authors. A
> separate email per library would have been better than a separate
> message for every file you had to modify. Also, I'd like to see some
> rationale, not just the changes. Some of these changes are going to
> some discussion before they can go in.
That's why I posted them. If change is not obvious we can discuss it.
> -- Darin


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