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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-08 09:45:31

Stefan Slapeta <stefan_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I agree 100%!
> IMO there is one major issue that was raised by me and others several
> times and that has <cynismn>successfully</cynismn> been set aside so
> far: boost is getting larger and larger but nobody wants to talk about
> the side effects this brings along:
> - the size of the binaries has grown incredibly!
> - the time and disk space needed for test runs are higher than ever before
> - the boost library itself is on the way to become a blob of more or
> less unrelated code/library fragments.

I actually have noticed and do want to talk about it, and I am trying
to prepare some thoughts on the subject. I have been planning to
raise these issues first with the Boost moderators, as we're primarily
responsible for Boost administration.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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