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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-25 09:01:27

From: "Fredrik Blomqvist" <f_blq_at_[hidden]>

> Hi,
> I recently noted that the boost coding guidelines
> document isn't part of the distribution!?
> I believe it should be clearly linked and visible, or
> have I missed something?
> (FYI the document can be found here:

The coding guidelines were reviewed and "accepted", but only amid a fair
amount of controversy and pending a fairly broad set of changes:

None of those changes have been made yet, so it probably isn't time to make
these guidelines part of the distribution. I have been too busy to pursue
the job, which seems as though it could be a fairly long-term (though maybe
not time-intensive) project. I may get back to it someday...

(to understand my attitude about this, see

It would be great if someone else would like to pick up the ball and manage
revisions of the original documents to prepare it for inclusion into Boost.
I wouldn't mind handing this project off, or working with others on it, at


           David Abrahams * Boost Consulting
dave_at_[hidden] *

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