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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-28 05:47:51

> 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
> 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.
> 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.

IMO it's an ideal candidate for a fast track review, currently it's in Boost
"via the back door" as a shared implementation detail, but if two or more
libraries are already using it then that's probably a good reason to promote
it to a full library of some sort.


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