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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-01-15 04:39:54


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Felipe
>Magno de Almeida
>Sent: 14 January 2008 19:18
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] the review of the switch library ends
>today,January 13th
>On Jan 14, 2008 1:17 AM, Stjepan Rajko <stipe_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> The review of the Switch library submitted by Steven Watanabe ends
>> today (Sunday, January 13th). I would like to thank Steven for
>> submitting a very useful library, as well as all those who have
>> submitted reviews and/or contributed to the discussion (especially
>> Tobias Schwinger and Joel de Guzman who have put in quite a bit of
>> effort towards enhancing the design of the library).
>> I will send a more detailed summary of the review as well as a
>> decision in the following days. I currently have only 3 reviews to
>> base a decision on, so any additional votes that anyone would like to
>> contribute in the very near future would be very welcome.
>I'm not going to make a very throughout review. I have accompanied the
>discussions though.
>And I'd like to vote (could be counted as a half vote) that switch
>should not be accepted.
>It seems there are still too many doubts about how switch should be
>designed and which use cases it should serve.
>IMO, it should be rejected now. Then after all doubt about its goals
>and design is saned, it should be reproposed and then be accepted.

I'm going to make a different 'half-vote' - the proposal is sound and the idea useful, if 'niche'.

I think these guys together can and should be trusted to produce something good, and we should not clutter the review queue further.


Paul A Bristow
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