From: Ben Bear (benbearchen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-16 08:21:14
2006/9/16, Paul A Bristow <pbristow_at_[hidden]>:
> | -----Original Message-----
> | From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> | [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Jeff Garland
> | Sent: 15 September 2006 15:29
> | To: boost_at_[hidden]
> | Subject: Re: [boost] [tr2]Add Combination against
> | std::permutation. HELP!
> | Ben Bear wrote:
> | > Hi, all!
> | >
> | > I wrote a proposal for TR2 about add combination against
> | > std::permutation. It's here:
> | > http://www.bxmy.org/article/tr2/combi_tr2.txt
> | >
> | > And the source code:
> | > http://www.bxmy.org/article/tr2/combination.hpp
> | > http://www.bxmy.org/article/tr2/test.cpp
> | >
> | >
> | > I need HELP! Because my bad ability in English, can anybody edit
> | > this report? And can anybody commit this proposal to WG21?
> | I'm not a member of the committee, but do know a little
> | about how the process
> | works. And I'm afraid you've missed the pre-meeting mailing
> | for the Portland
> | meeting in Oct. In all likelihood that means it might be
> | very difficult to
> | get your proposal on the agenda....which means it likely
> | won't make it into
> | tr2 given that Portland is the cutoff for new proposals.
> | Still you shouldn't give up. This looks very useful to me
> | and would be a nice
> | contribution to Boost even if it doesn't make TR2...so read on.
> | > One year ago, I wrote a email to the libstdc++ group for the
> | > combination, and they said that I should commit this to
> | the Boost. I
> | > wrote a email to this mailing list one month ago, but
> | nobody replies me.
> | > Maybe I should write the proposal for TR2. Now I wrote a draft.
> | Sorry to hear that. Sometimes there's alot of email and it
> | takes a bit of
> | persistence to get attention. I would hope that John
> | Maddock and Paul Bristow
> | could evaluate your proposal as they've been working on some
> | math and
> | statistical interfaces.
> I noted this item some time and thought it looked a useful addition, and
> still seems so (though not widely useful?). But I am not nearly well
> qualified enough to judge and review the document - especially in the
> version at http://www.bxmy.org/article/combination.pdf ;-)
> However, I sense it is 'orthogonal' to the maths and stats work (alpha
> release Real Soon Now!) that John Maddock has done (with some minor input
> from me) so I am doubtful about much synergy between the two.
> I fear that Jeff is correct that you have missed the time-limit for TR2, but
> you can still submit it as a WG21 paper - TR3 may eventually exist. And I
> would still encourage you to submit for Boost. The 1st step is to dump your
> files in the Boost files vault http://www.boost-consulting.com/vault/ .
Thanks for showing me the way. I'll ready to submit for Boost. Eh,
it will be a
little slow for me. I don't know well about this community.
It's pity that I'm late for TR2.