From: Edward Diener (eddielee_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-23 18:25:04
Jeff Garland wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Apr 2005 23:32:22 +0200, Thorsten Ottosen wrote
>>"Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>>| So far there are plans to propose Boost.Threads, Boost.Filesystem,
>>and | Boost.Signals. As well as proposals for some of the more major
>>libraries, I | personally hope someone will do a sweep through Boost
>>looking at some of | the smaller utilities and helpers for a
>>possible "Small Additions" | proposal.
>>I believe Alisdair was considering to work on boost.format.
>>Besides, boost.date_time I think these other libs are good
>>candidates (maybe with slight modifications):
>>3. string algorithms
> Agree on these.
> Is variant used widely enough to spend the time to standardize?
> Agree on this too.
> Should we be considering some of the new collection types: circular_buffer,
> mutli_array, multi_index, ptr_containers? Or are the uses too esoteric for
> standarization? What about serialization -- it's a big library, but really
I heavily agree on this last remark. Mr. Ramey has done a fantastic job
with serialization, even with some really broken compilers, and it works
very well with largely conforming C++ compilers. C++ really needs a
standard serialization library, especially because IMO serialization is
an absolute necessity of C++ RAD programming environments, and I hope to
see many more C++ IDE's supporting RAD programming in the future once
all the pieces are in place for doing it purely with standard C++.