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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-09-21 10:04:26

At 05:06 PM 9/7/2001, Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote:

>> * The categories should be ordered in some way. Maybe
>> alphabetically?
>I thought about sorting them according to their "genericity" (in sense
>general purpose the category is"), e.g. "Algorithms" and "Iterators"
>"Math and numerics" and "Correctness and testing", "Memory" and "String
>text processing" before "Algorithms" and "Iterators", and "Inter-language
>support" before "Broken compiler workarounds" (and that's what I tried to

>in my draft), but obviously this would be very subjective. On the other
>hand, I certainly do feel like placing "Broken compiler workarounds" at
>end of the list.. Opinions, please?

Attached is another draft, including most of Aleksey's ideas. But the
ordering is my own, based purely on intuition. It feels right to me, but
I'd like to hear comments from Aleksey or others before I check it into


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