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From: Douglas Gregor (gregod_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-24 08:50:20

On Sunday 24 August 2003 01:22 am, Daryle Walker wrote:
> On Saturday, August 23, 2003, at 10:12 AM, Douglas Gregor wrote:
> > I'd like to deprecate or remove two libraries:
> >
> > - min_rand has been the only entry in our list of "Obsolete Libraries"
> > for quite some time. Random is quite mature, so let's just eliminate
> > min_rand now.
> Doesn't one of the classes in Boost.Random have the same distribution
> as min_rand? If so, we can do a transition by changing min_rand to a
> typedef of the updated class.

Probably, but I don't know which one :(. Even so, wouldn't it just be better
to tell users in the release notes to use the appropriate Boost.Random class?

> > - compose has been surpassed by bind to the point where we dissuade
> > users from using compose if they ask, and tell them to use bind
> > instead. Let's deprecate this in 1.31.0 and remove it in 1.32.0.
> Maybe we can do a similar typedef transition here too?

It wouldn't be a typedef, but we could give equivalent bind expressions (in
the release notes).


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