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From: Janek Kozicki (janek_listy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-01-24 08:59:49

Roland Puntaier said: (by the date of Wed, 23 Jan 2008 12:21:48 +0100)

> Is there an answer as yet?
> It would be a pity if accepted libraries did'nt find its way into the
> boost release.

Hi, I got a private reply from Matthias. I hope that he will not
consider this indiscreet if I forward his answer here...

Matthias Schabel said: (by the date of Mon, 21 Jan 2008 12:37:22 -0700)

> Hi Janek,
> Thanks for the encouragement. Unfortunately, I think it is highly
> improbable that I will be able to make needed final changes to the
> code and documentation in time for a 1.35 release. My wife is a senior
> orthopaedic surgery resident who is 8.5 months pregnant and I am a
> junior faculty member who needs to complete my NIH R01 grant
> application by the deadline in early February. The list of changes to
> be done is relatively small, and I hope to be able to focus some
> effort on the library in time for the 1.36 release - I believe there
> is a growing focus on shortening the cycle time. The copy in the
> Sandbox SVN should have a fairly stable interface, except for the
> metric prefixes which need to be converted to dimensionless quantities
> and the non-SI units which need attention. Otherwise, from the end
> user standpoint, there is unlikely to be major change. Is there a
> particular reason why you need this to be in the formal Boost release
> immediately? I would be happy to have another extensive use case to
> shake out final issues before letting it out in the wild...
> Best Regards,
> Matthias

Janek Kozicki                                                         |

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