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From: João Abecasis (jpabecasis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-26 08:02:03

Thomas Witt wrote:
> Stage 2 - Intracomponent Open Development
> -----------------------------------------
> This stage restricts Stage 1 slightly by banning far-reaching changes
> to Boost. Major changes to libraries or infrastructure, or the
> addition of new features and libraries, can be made in the
> stage. However, the changes must be limited in scope and may not have
> far-reaching affects. For instance, the build or regression testing
> systems in Boost cannot be changed at this point, and Boost libraries
> on which other major components of Boost depend (such as MPL, Type
> Traits, and Config) may not have large interface changes or be
> fundamentally rewritten. The Release Manager has final say regarding
> the classification of changes as "far-reaching" or not; if you are
> unsure, please ask.

If we're keeping the infrastructure (Build, MPL, Type Traits, Config,
others?) stable at this point, why not branch them for release earlier
as a "Boost Infrastructure" package?


-- João

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