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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-07 16:21:05

Daryle Walker <darylew_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On 9/1/04 6:10 AM, "Jonathan Wakely" <cow_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 09:56:46AM +0100, Jonathan Wakely wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 11:30:40PM -0400, Daryle Walker wrote:
>>>> Looking at the main index.html file in CVS, it looks like the old Compose
>>>> library will be going away. However at least one book, _The C++ Standard
>>>> Library: A Tutorial and Reference_ by Nicolai M. Josuttis in 1999, assumes
>>>> that Compose will still be there (and improved over what's in the book).
>>>> Shouldn't our library list page permanently keep a note over what happened
>>>> to the Compose library (and what should replace it)?
>>> That sounds very sensible to me.
>>> At the least the pages for the lib should be there as they might be cited
>>> in several books and articles.
>>> libs/compose.html could still redirect to libs/compose/index.html,
>>> which could just say:
>>> This library was deprecated in favor of the Bind or Lambda libraries
>>> and has been removed from Boost.
>>> (as attached file does)
>> hmm ... dunno what happened there ... HTML attachment stripped?
>> take two, index.htm renamed to index.txt
> I've added a note to the master library list. I noticed that my CVS copy of
> Boost doesn't have any Boost.Compose stuff in it. I have my settings to
> create or destroy directories as needed. That means that all the files for
> Boost.Compose have been deleted. We would have to resurrect the
> BOOST_ROOT/libs/compose/index.htm file (and its parent directory) before
> editing it. I'm not that good with CVS yet.
> Could someone who is good with CVS resurrect the file? (Or let me know how
> to do it myself.)

Just cvs add the file and it will come back.


Dave Abrahams
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