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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-20 12:41:01

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> I would like to
>> a) make an "official" spot for it header/lib/ etc.
>> b) move Ron's library into that spot. It's quite serviceable
>> c) entertain "applications" for maintainers. Presumable it would be
>> improved, and/or replaced with time.
>> d) subject the next version to a review.
> It can be first put into detail and then revieved -- what's problem
> with it.

Yes, that is the correct and traditional procedure. There's no
reason to change it.

> The real reason why I'd like to include it is that when utf becomes real
> library, we'll have the first precedent in the Boost where one compiled
> library depends on another compiled library, and we need to decide what to do
> in this case. On windows, autolinking might help. Shared linking will help
> too. But we need to decide on complete solution -- and that's not something
> I'd like to do now (when I have less than two weeks before vacation ;-) ).

Yes, and it's very late in the release cycle.

Dave Abrahams
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