From: Jeremy Pack (rostovpack_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-13 14:37:27
On 3/13/07, Jeff Garland <jeff_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Jeremy Pack wrote:
> > Did you check out the code that I put up at
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/boost-extension/? I'm currently working
> > the documentation and unit tests for it (there are a few unit tests in
> > already). It should run on OS X, Windows and *nixes.
> > I actually work for Google, so I can help out with SoC.
> Just to clarify, would Mariano apply to Boost or Google as the mentoring
> in this case? I suspect the answer is that it could be either way, except
> that you aren't a Boost mentor so any help you give would be 'unofficial'
> the work was done thru Boost.
He'd need to apply to Boost.
As for the project, I wonder if we should consider a project that has the
> specific intent to bring the library completed, up to Boost standards, and
> reviewed within the SoC time period. I don't know if that's feasible
> looked at the lib), but I imagine we could make review queue
> It would be something of a hybrid in that it wouldn't be entirely the
> of the Mariano, but it might be a different approach to getting SoC
> into Boost faster. We have the BigDecimal library in the sandbox which I
> believe could similarly be picked up, finished off and submitted in short
I believe it could be brought up to Boost's standards in the time period. I
would appreciate any criticism on how complete the code itself seems (for
instance, is major important functionality missing, or are any parts in need
of a major overhaul).
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