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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-19 09:54:50

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> 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.
> There's no "libs/detail" directory yet. Do you want me to create one, move
> utf code there, and possibly add "libs/detail/test" directory which will
> show up in regression tests?

If it seems neccessary to create a standalone library, then yes.

Dave Abrahams
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