From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-27 14:24:48
There will be a mini-review of Boost.Filesystem library's proposed i18n
changes from today, Monday, June 27th, until Wednesday, July 6th.
A ZIP file which can be unzipped into a regular Boost directory tree is
available at http://www.esva.net/~beman/i18n/i18n.zip
If you would like to read the documentation online, see
If you are only interested in changes relative to the current library, see
Everything is also available from the Boost CVS on the "i18n" branch.
The code has been tested a number of compilers for Windows, Linux, and Mac
OS X. For old less compliant compilers, only narrow characters paths are
Since this is a major revision, a mini-review gives people a chance to
comment well before the changes appear in an actual Boost release. The
"i18n" changes won't be merged into the Boost CVS main trunk until after
mini-review comments are addressed and Boost 1.33.0 ships, so they won't
appear in a release until 1.34.0.
Because this is a mini-review of an existing library, the primary focus of
reviews should be on the new features and other changes. Comments on
existing portions of the library are also of interest.
Here are some questions you might want to answer in your review:
* What is your evaluation of the design?
* What is your evaluation of the implementation?
* What is your evaluation of the documentation?
* What is your evaluation of the potential usefulness of the library?
* Did you try to use the library? With what compiler? Did you have any
* How much effort did you put into your evaluation? A glance? A quick
reading? In-depth study?
* Do you think that this major revision should be accepted by Boost? Be
sure to say this explicitly so your other comments don't obscure your
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