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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-24 13:50:00

Robert Ramey wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> I don't know if this is what you're suggesting, but I can't
>> overemphasize how odious I find the idea of capitalizing on Boost's
>> ready-made community, knowledge, and mailing lists, only to take the
>> successful project away later and run it under "a separate umbrella."
> Hmm - maybe this concern is a little premature. Perhaps it might be best
> left until such a library is actually built in accordance with some boost
> consensus and passes boost review.

That would certainly be much too late, especially if the intention is to
do the major work of development here and then take it away before even
submitting it for review.

My concern may be the result of misinterpretation, but if not, we ought
to deal with it now.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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