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From: Jeff Flinn (TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-22 14:24:25

"Andy Little" <andy_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> I have a library (my physical_quantities type) which I wish to distribute
> outside boost. I am (funnily enough ) finding a lot of boost things
> For those that have the boost library there is no problem, but if I
> everyone who wants to try my library to download the boost library, its
> pretty daunting (40 Mb dependency or so, install, point compiler at it). I
> suspect that the number of users drops dramatically at that point. ( A
> user-group for my library I expect might be students who [if they learn a
> bit of C++] could BTW use it to 'help' with their physics homework.,[ an
> endeavor which I cannot,of course, approve under any circumstances! ]).
> Ideally I would like a 'mini distro' from a 'boost supermarket', where I
> could pick up the 'modules' I need and bundle them in.

Spirit is in the same boat. Take a look at how Joel & crew have accommodated
that situation.

Jeff Flinn
Applied Dynamics, International

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