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From: Gennaro Prota (gennaro_prota_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-07-27 06:53:46

On Sat, 26 Jul 2003 17:21:15 -0400, Daryle Walker <dwalker07_at_[hidden]>

>On Saturday, July 26, 2003, at 11:49 AM, Gennaro Prota wrote:
>> Ok. In general, please refer (for now) to the sandbox version of
>> dynamic_bitset, which is the one actively maintained (and, as you can
>> see, it already uses BOOST_WORKAROUND, though just to define
>> BOOST_WORKAROUND_BLA_BLA_BLA). I hope to move it soon to the main
>> repository. Thanks for your suggestion.
>The updates to dynamic_bitset are in the Sandbox CVS? Why there?

The main reason is that I didn't have experience with CVS, so Beman
Dawes suggested to experiment a bit with the sandbox before making any
changes to the main repository. Now we could switch to the latter, of
course, but I would like Jeremy to view the changes first, which he
can't do for lack of time.

Then, yes, the new version is almost a total rewrite. The changes are
mostly retro-compatible, with one or two exceptions (e.g. the stream
extractor semantics). I would be glad to have a public review but,
alas, there seems not to be much interest around dynamic_bitset.

Well, back to your main question, there's no general policy change:
the story of dynamic_bitset has been a little peculiar, and the
sandbox keeps having the goal it was created for.


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