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From: christopher diggins (cdiggins_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-09 13:49:38

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jonathan Turkanis" <technews_at_[hidden]>
>> In light of recent (valid) concerns brought up by David, I would like
>> to have the next version of the BIL outside of the Boost namespace and
>> not in a folder named Boost. I hope this isn't too much to ask? This
>> might in fact be a good practice for all new proposed and
>> experimental libraries.
> I hope this is not necessary:
> 1. It will make it harder for me to look at old revisions of files, since
> I am
> using CVS locally
> 2. It may hide potential naming conflicts
> 3. It will make the regression tests harder to run
> 4. It will mean I can no longer make the code available in the sandbox
> CVS,
> except perhaps as a zip. (I added the library to the sandbox a few feeks
> ago)

Then it would be clearly too inconvenient. It is in my best interest to see
development on BIL continue as fast as possible.

> I believe Dave was mostly concerned with people getting the wrong
> impression
> about the Boost submission process by observing casual conversions. People
> who
> are actually using the library will know it's unofficial because of all
> the
> disclaimers.
> I think the correct time to change the directory structure and namespaces
> would
> be if the library is reviewed and rejected.

That is reasonable.

Christopher Diggins
Object Oriented Template Library (OOTL)

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