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From: Howard Hinnant (howard.hinnant_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-15 17:38:01

On Apr 15, 2006, at 5:02 PM, Andreas Pokorny wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 09, 2006 at 03:48:53PM -0400, Beman Dawes
> <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> * Boost Filesystem was voted into TR2.
>> * Boost Lexical Cast has been tentatively accepted by the LWG for
>> TR2.
>> * Boost Any has been tentatively accepted by the LWG for TR2.
>> * A Boost Date-Time query was presented at the last meeting, and
>> LWG members
>> again in Berlin indicated interest in seeing a full proposal for TR2.
>> * A Boost Networking [asio] query was presented, and the LWG has
>> indicated
>> their interest in a full proposal for TR2. The developer of a
>> competing
>> proposal has graciously thrown his support behind the Boost
>> proposal, and
>> may propose some additional higher level functionality.
> Whats the purpose of TR2? I mean, it is supposed to be released after
> c++0x. So the extensions presented there will be part of the next
> standard, like c++1x? So again nearly 10 years later? Or will there be
> more frequent c++ standard releases?

At this point it is unknown which will release first, TR2 or C++0X.
Regardless, the purpose of TR2 is to continue in a tradition of
having a continual supply of libraries which have been vetted for
possible future standardization.


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