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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-30 06:47:49

"Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Just as an aside, I agree with much of what you, Robert, and John were
> observing about issues in past releases. In my view, most of the churn was a
> result of last minute changes in existing libraries that have other
> dependencies. Boost.Test was one, but there have been others (lexical_cast
> comes to mind a couple releases back). Then there are boost wide changes like
> the new dynamic library system that upset things in the last release
> as well.


> I don't recall a in single release delay resulting from a new library
> addition. So at some level I feel Robert is being too cautous with
> serialization -- but I'm ok with waiting.


> I think John's list of 'core libraries' was sensible.

link? I missed that.

> If we freeze changes in those well in advance then things will be
> much smoother.

Dave Abrahams
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