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From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-14 04:33:17

On Dec 14, 2003, at 5:13 AM, Jeremy Maitin-Shepard wrote:

> I recall that the creation of an XDR archive class was considered
> during
> the first review for Robert Ramey's serialization library. AFAIK, an
> XDR archive was never implemented because it was believed that there
> were no existing suitably licensed XDR library, and no one wanted to
> write one.
> It appears, however, that the SunRPC XDR library is suitably licensed.
> It is licensed as follows:


> If it is decided that the SunRPC XDR library license is
> boost-compatible, a boost XDR encoding/decoding library could be
> created
> that uses it, from which an XDR serialization archive class could be
> created.

That looks like an excellent idea and I can work on it if there is
consensus that the license is fine, and once the next revision of the
serialization library comes out (which is supposed to have a few more
features that I need).


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