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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-14 21:17:54

On Fri, 14 Apr 2006 16:56:30 -0400, Beman Dawes wrote
> "Maciej Sobczak" <prog_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > Hi,
> >
> >> What exactly are you planning on adding before the Boost
> >> submission?
> >
> > At least one backend allowing to target what is traditionally considered
> > to be a Microsoft part of the world. ODBC backend would be most generic...
> Looking at the soci.h header, it also seems the code needs to be
> boostified. And to find a name that is not tied to a particular
> vendor. How about Boost.Database?
> While it is fun to dream about an eventual submission to the
> standards committee, the first step is to get the library ready for
> a Boost formal review. The review spotlights areas needing
> additional work, and the wide scrutiny and exposure of Boost
> libraries gives the LWG confidence that a potential library is
> actually useful.

I agree, although time is woefully short to make all these steps happen.
Basically the Boost submission would need to be ready in a couple months if
there is to be any hope of a proposal for Oct -- which really means Sept...


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