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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review] Phoenix review starts today, September 21st
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-30 08:43:11

on Mon Sep 29 2008, Eric Niebler <> wrote:

> IMO, a full (re-)review of v3 would largely cover the same ground as
> the current v2 review. Perhaps as a compromise, we could wind up the
> v2 review with a basic yea or nea. If we agree we want phoenix, we can
> put phoenix v3 up for a mini-review before it is merged to trunk. The
> review would focus on:
> - Whether the feedback from the v2 review was accommodated
> - The new extensibility mechanism
> - The breaking interface changes from v2
> - The migration path from lambda to phoenix
> - Interoperability with boost::bind and std::bind
> - Interoperability with other Proto-based DSELs
> - Compile times
> I see phoenix v3 as a hugely important step toward Boost's DSEL
> unification, so I'm generally in favor of getting more eyes on it
> before it's shipped.

At first glance, not a bad compromise.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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