From: Tom Brinkman (reportbase_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-28 01:44:13
Review Managers Summary
The library has matured much between reviews. It is my conclusion that
the documentation, the examples, the test suite, and the library's interface
all meet the requirements to be accepted as Boost library.
My own experience with the library was good. I compiled all
the examples, read the documentation and have become familiar
with the design. However, I did have some compiling issues with two out
of three of my linux machines. I fear that this library may face some
compatiblity issues with some of the lessor supported platforms
The reason for the relatively low review count is that this library is for
library "authors" and not for "end users". The low review count is
not a concern and does not reflect on the quality of this library,
While these are not issues required for acceptance, I do think that
this library should eventually be merged with the "type traits" library.
I'll leave that up to Tobias and others to make the final determination
of how to make that happen, or if it is even practical. Clearly, there does
appear to be some redundancy between the "type traits" library
and the "function types" library ("tags"). I would encourage Tobias to get
contact with maintainers of those libraries and flush that issue out.
It is my opinion that the "Function Types" library has met or
exceeded all of the conditions set by the "Full-Review" conducted by
John Maddock last year and should be accepted into boost.
Congratulations and thanks to Tobias for his "Function Types" library;
I'm looking forward to seeing it in a future version of boost.
June 2005 - Full Review
November 2006 - Mini Review
John Maddock (Full Review)
Tom Brinkman (Mini Review)
----Full Review ----
2005-Jun-6 to 2005-June-16
Accepted int Boost, subject to a mini-review.
2006 November 6 - 2006 November 17
Accepted into Boost
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