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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-07 04:24:16


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of AlisdairM
>Sent: 07 March 2007 07:47
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: [boost] [Soc suggestions] TR1 implementation
>How close are we to having a releasable Boost implementation of TR1?
>There are also a few interface changes for some Boost components to
>catch up with, most of which seem implemented in the HEAD already.
>I know we are missing the following libs:
> unordered containers
> special math functions
> C99 library
>I believe John Maddock and Paul Bristow have a library in the review
>queue that will go a long way towards providing the math functions, and
>there have been mutterings about unordered containers over the years,
>but not sure of their current state. Don't think we have anything in
>place for C99 though?
>There is the issue of packaging the distribution, where John Maddock
>has has some preliminary work.
>Is this a project we could imagine completing with a SoC student or two?

Completing a Boost TR1 would be *very* valuable IMO.

BUt I will leave it to John to comment on how SoC student(s) could assist.


Paul A Bristow
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