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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-29 07:08:16

on Fri Aug 29 2008, Gennaro Prota <> wrote:

> John Maddock wrote:
>> However, once a library has matured to the point that the author
>> would like it to become an official part of Boost, then they ask for
>> a formal review of the code
>> (, and generally
>> also make a zip file available for download from the vault (just
>> because it's more convenient for potential reviewers that way).
> Just throwing out an idea: if (and I said "if" :-)) we agree to have
> the sandbox as the one place for "incubation", would it be possible,
> given the current Boost infrastructure, to provide something like
> SourceForge's "Download GNU tarball" link?

Do you mean, a way to download a .zip snapshot of any given subdirectory
of the sandbox?

It's certainly possible. Probably it should be a Trac plugin. Hmm, I
wonder if such a plugin exists already.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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