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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-31 13:24:40

At 05:18 PM 10/30/2002, Edward Diener wrote:

>Nonetheless, some sort of record of changes from release to release would

>most valuable. It would be a great help to those who need to update their
>own implementations based on Boost's implementations, especially, as in
>case, when changes have been made to a Boost implementation for one's own
>private version and a new release of Boost is issued.
>Needless to say it would also be a benefit to those who are using a new
>Boost release and want to understand explicitly what has changed from the
>previous release and what new functionality has been added and where.
>I know from my own experience that it is hard for developers to keep
>of every specific change as they develop a product, but I see little to
>indication of changes made between releases of Boost in its various
>libraries, and find this lack of information disconcerting and
>to Boost usage.

Perhaps developers should be encouraged to add a change list to their
documentation, listing changes between releases which might be of interest
to users. For consistency, call it changes.html and put it in the library's
documentation directory. With a link from the main docs page.


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