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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-19 08:36:53

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Matthias Troyer wrote:
>> is there a reason why both program_options and serialization contain
>> very similar files utf8_codecvt_facet.cpp?
> I think it's because neither Robert nor I feel ourself at liberty to create
> io/utf8 library without review.
> I think it's probably possible to create a library without officially
> announcing it, but to be usefull it has to be in regression tests, and then
> users will start thinking such library is officially available and asking
> where are the docs, and so on.

As I've posted elsewhere, that's what the detail namespace/directory
is for.

Dave Abrahams
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