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From: Adam Badura (abadura_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-28 05:12:50

> Would it be fair to also mention drawbacks of boost? I can currently think
> two of them: pretty large impact on compiling-time and, in the case of
rare bugs
> or misunderstandings how things work, it's sometimes/often/mostly (some
> could pick a realistic adjective) hard to peep in sources and see what's
wrong -
> there are sometimes too many layers (which is good from some
perspectives), too
> much usage of preprocessor (impressive design, but, the code is completely
> unreadable, especially to beginners) and too much compiler workarounds
(they are
> good because you can compile, but they uglify the code, without a doubt).
> As a suggestion, would it be possible to make a section in which it is
> described, at least subjectively and somewhat imprecise, an impact of each
> library on compiling-time.
> P.S. Don't get me wrong; this wasn't written in attend of spitting towards
> Boost. I'm a real happy Boost user. No, really. ;)

    I completly agree... Aspecially in part of preprocesor use... And I say
it from the perspective of a beginer user...

    Adam Badura

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