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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-05 14:23:42

"Jonathan Turkanis" <technews_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> When discussing libraries in public that are under development but not
>> yet accepted into Boost, I think it's problematic to refer to "The
>> Boost <whatever> library" or "Boost.<whatever>" without qualification.
>> Our peer-review process is respected, and these libraries are not yet
>> officially blessed by Boost. I don't want to dilute the value of
>> Boost acceptance. Can we please make a habit of prepending "The
>> proposed" or something similar? For example, I suggest "The proposed
>> Boost Interfaces library.
> I understand the problem. With the interfaces library, the documentation
> contains a prominent disclaimer, and so does every source file.

That's more that I would normally ask for.

> I can't think of anything better right now, but to me "proposed" suggests that
> the libray is in the review queue.

I don't know why. "Proposed" might mean it's just a glimmer in
someone's eye.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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