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From: Glen Knowles (gknowles_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-30 21:24:41

> From: David B. Held
> David Abrahams wrote:
> > [...]
> > What is the point of these IDs? It seems like it adds busywork for
> > reviewers and no especially useful information. Now we're talking
> > about making them more complicated...
> Maybe they have to do with a nagging feeling that Boost
> Libraries don't all have a canonical name, and even when it
> seems like they do, people tend to call them whatever they
> feel like. Perhaps we should either go with a numerical
> index (which the DBA in me prefers), or insist that all
> libraries have a canonical name and that everyone use that
> name to refer to it (perhaps to make it easier to filter
> messages containing the name).

There is also the case of a library having multiple reviews, the
serialization library comes to mind.

Glen Knowles
Centor Software Corporation

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