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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review] Phoenix review starts today, September 21st
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-29 09:22:32

Mika Heiskanen wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> In case *I* wasn't sufficiently clear about it, let me try to be
>> painfully explicit: we may want to discuss whether it's good for Boost
>> or its users if we release a new top-level library and then break its
>> interface in the next release, three months later. I'm all for
>> accepting some version of Phoenix, but I want to make sure that users'
>> needs for -- and the public perception of -- Boost's stability are
>> accounted for.
> Also please note that most major Linux distributions are still back at
> 1.33 or 1.34. Even if the next boost release would be only 3 months
> away, it may take a long while until the new release makes it into any
> major Linux distribution. It would be quite unfortunate if some distro
> happened to upgrade boost between the two Phoenix releases.

Understood 100%. Such a thing will not happen. There will only be one
release. That release will take into account all that's discussed
in the review.


Joel de Guzman

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