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From: David Bergman (David.Bergman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-30 16:39:02

[ok, am top posting, sorry, but it is not that bad: just read to my "/
David" and then ignore the rest if you understand the thread]


Why not call the "library" Boost.Rejects?


On Jul 30, 2007, at 6:35 PM, Tobias Schwinger wrote:

> Dear fellow Boosters,
> There is lots of useful, Boost-worthy utility code out there:
> Implementation details of existing / upcoming / (maybe even) proposed
> and rejected libraries that could stand alone, code on private hard
> disks never brought up for review, additions to existing libraries,
> etc.
> Fact is, that for small submissions the administrative overhead of
> (even) a formal (fast-track) review can be too high for developers'
> decency. Just imagine someone allocating five fast-track slots at once
> just for factoring out some unrelated bits of code from an existing
> library.
> So, why not group a bunch of unrelated utilities into a set of "Boost
> X-Files" and have them reviewed as a single library? It's completely
> non-intrusive to the review process and could seriously increase its
> efficiency. Like the idea?
> As a start, I stuffed my (tested and documented) "Boost candidate bits
> and pieces" into a common directory in the vault:
> Feedback and more X-files welcome, of course.
> Regards,
> Tobias
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