From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-04 17:46:01
David Abrahams wrote:
> on Wed Aug 01 2007, Stefan Seefeld <seefeld-AT-sympatico.ca> wrote:
>> Robert Ramey wrote:
>>> Stefan Seefeld wrote:
>>>>> Right, although as a practical matter most developers will want to
>>>>> test against "stable".
>>>> What are they testing ? And what (and, more importantly, where) are
>>>> they developing ?
>>> They are testing changes to the libraries they are developing. They
>>> are depending upon only the last/next released version of boost.
>> But no development is taking place on 'stable'. Why test against it
>> (for other purposes than preparing a release) ?
> I don't know if anyone else is having trouble with this, but I can't
> keep track of the definitions of terms such as "stable" in this
> discussion, and I suspect several of the participants may be using the
> same terms to mean different things. Is there a glossary somewhere?
> If not, would someone (preferably Beman, who has been at the center of
> this effort from the beginning) put one on the wiki?
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