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From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-05 22:19:43

Steve Hutton wrote:
> On 2006-10-05, Nicola Musatti <Nicola.Musatti_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Just to make this clear: I have absolutely nothing against a boostified version
>> of SOCI being accepted into Boost and eventually submitted to the Committee for
>> inclusion in a future TR or directly into the Standard.
>> However I am concerned about the suitability of some of the interface choices
>> made by the SOCI developers. I started writing my own library because I felt
>> that my arguments would carry more weight with a concrete implementation to
>> support them, however experimental, and because starting from scratch with Boost
>> compliance in mind was simpler than attempting a partial boostification of the
>> SOCI code base.
> Thanks for doing this - personally I welcome the discussion of these
> interface details, and I am open to considering the issues you are
> raising. I've never thought that a boostified version of SOCI would
> go through with exactly the interface it has today. There might be
> a scenario in which standalone SOCI lives on alongside its decendent
> boost.SQL, with a slightly different interface. However, we need
> to get Maciej's thoughts on these issues when he comes back online.

I'd like to second Steve's opinion above.


Mateusz Loskot

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