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From: John Torjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-22 03:32:38

David Abrahams wrote:
> John Torjo <john.lists_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>Dear all,
>>We got a lot of feedback relating the "Output Formatters" library [1].
>>"Yes" votes : 4
>>"No" votes: 2
>>"Abstain" votes: 2
>>- The docs and naming of the classes/functions could certainly be improved.
>>- Seems a lot of people want this for pretty output, testing, debugging.
>>- People don't need this library to provide ANY input facilities
>>- quite a few people wanted a redesign.
>>Thus, I wil consider this library "Pending Acceptation". In other
>>words, it's considered Accepted by default, but since it will be
>>redesigned, a new short review will take place.
> I have no opinion whatsoever about the library's merits (I didn't
> look), but what you're describing here surprises me. The group's
> reception to the library seems from the vote to have been lukewarm at
> best and the library is going to be redesigned. Of course review
> managers have the perogative to render any verdict they like, and I
> don't know what "Accepted by default" is supposed to mean exactly, but
> it doesn't seem like an appropriate result given what was written
> above.

I take back "Accepted by default", since is a bit confusing, sorry for

Here's what I mean:
it's clear that people want such a library, and a lot of positive
feedback was received. I know the library cannot be accepted at this time.

Reece will redesign it, given the feedback and a new formal review will
take place in about 3 months.


John Torjo,    Contributing editor, C/C++ Users Journal
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