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Subject: Re: [boost] [signals2] extended_slot_type bug with preferred syntax
From: Frank Mori Hess (frank.hess_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-07 11:45:35

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On Friday 07 November 2008 10:22 am, Franz Alt wrote:
> In the documentation there is only one sentence about the extended slot.
> From a pure user point of view it's very confusing what is the advantage of
> the extended slots contrary to the normal ones. I think the documentation
> makes it not clear when to use what type of slot. Do you plan to update the
> documentation at this point?

Yes. Extended slots was a last minute addition before I zipped up the files
for the review, so their documentation is currently minimal. I think adding
a motivating example to the tutorial as an intermediate or advanced section
would help.

> I've looked at the documentation for the word 'thread' and I've found it
> only three times. I think the normal user wants to know more detailed
> informations about the thread safe signals library at a thread context. Do
> you also plan to enrich the documentation here?

Hmm, yes I think adding a section on thread-safety to the design overview
would help a lot.
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