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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-28 04:01:19

Robert Ramey wrote:

> I've made changes so that the serialization library uses the
> utf8_codecvt_facet in boost/detail. Now I have a couple of questions:
> a) Where should the documentation page be moved to? I would expect that
> there should be:
> boost/libs/detail/codecvt/doc - but its not there

I did not know there are docs at all.

> b) Where should the test be moved to? Right now I'm running the test as
> part of the serialization libray. But I would be happy it moved to
> somewhere else.

It's possible to create "boost/libs/details/codecvt/test. Any objections?

> Looking at what we do to import the same code module under different
> namespaces makes me think we would have been better off just getting it
> officially into boost. The current system seems adequate - but its a
> little cumbersome and different than all the other boost libraries - so
> its one more thing to figure out and keep track of for someone who wants
> to use it somewhere else.

But user don't have to link to yet another library... Anyway, the current
solution can be considered temporary -- it avoids code duplication and does
not pretend to do anything else.

- Volodya

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