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From: Matthew Wilson (stlsoft_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-19 15:17:04

> >Ok, so here's the meat of the question: The implementation of recls is a
> >set
> >of cpp files that have nothing to do with Boost. (They rely on the
> STLSoft
> >libs, but that's just an implementation detail.) What I'm wondering is
> how,
> >in general, does Boost interface with things written in "other than
> Boost",
> >or is it a stipulation of all Boost libraries that they are 100% pure
> >Boost?
> There are already some Boost libraries that use non-boost libraries, IIRC.
> At time of formal review, questions get asked like "Is the other library
> publicly available with a Boost compatible license?", "Are there clear
> advantages?", etc.
> Of course a developer may want to bring up the question for a specific
> library well ahead of any formal review to make sure the response is
> generally positive.

So basically: if/when I want to propose such a thing, just do it, and batten
down the hatches? :)

Sounds straightforward.



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