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From: Steven Burns (royalstream_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-22 10:28:49

I agree, boost should be an extension to the standard.
But if you ask me, there are already quite a few libraries that are probably
too specific.
I think eventually the library may need to be splitted to keep a boost
"core" that's thin


"Sohail Somani" <s.somani_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> This is something that could be part of boost.process which
>> is an SOC project
>> in the works now:
>> Julio and I have at least discussed that this could either be
>> part or an
>> extension of the core library -- see the bottom of:
>> Thoughts/Discussion
>> If you really want to see this functionality it would be good
>> to say so.
>> Jeff
> Personally, I think boost should refrain from the bloat that is
> inevitable from "Hey this library does XYZ, we should have a boost
> library that does it".
> I'm happy with the direction boost is going in (if that counts for
> anything). I look to boost to solve data structure related problems for
> me where C++ lacks, less so for other things that a full library like
> POCO can provide.
> Sohail
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