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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-22 09:15:12

Philippe Vaucher wrote:
>> 1) The original author does not seem to be available.
>> 2) Significant portions of the documentation remain incomplete.
>> 3) Asynchronous streams and other issues brought up during review appear
>> to be incomplete.
> Yeah I raised this issue about 1-2 months ago and no one bothered answering
> my email, I guess everyone simply don't know what's going on or at least
> don't know more that what you already mentioned.

Sorry, sometimes it's hard to keep up with this list let alone answer.

> I think someone will have to stand up and say something like "ok I'll take
> care of this library from now". At the moment I really can't do it but
> *maybe* after I'm done with another library I might take a look at what
> needs to be done.

Yes, we need one or more volunteers to look after the library.

> Is anyone still working on this library?

No, although we did get a recent 1.34 patch from a volunteer.

> I'm guessing only bugfixes.
> Is it being proposed for standardization?
> Doubt it, but I don't know.

No, not at this point.

> Are there any other planned Boost libraries that do a similar thing to
>> this one?
> What exactly do you mean by similar ? Anyway I think the answer is no :)

There are no libraries like it that I'm aware of.


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