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Subject: Re: [boost] [spirit] New Header Structure [was Re: Proposal: Add Loki Library's SafeFormat to Boost:]
From: Markus Werle (numerical.simulation_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-10 12:47:22

David Abrahams wrote:

>> For me this library (which you call Spirit-2) is
>> something so fundamentally new, it should
>> a) undergo some review (at least concerning the interface)
>> b) reside in its own directory
> Well, Joel doesn't develop his library in a vacuum.

Really? How can he move so fast then? ;-P
> There's a strong Spirit community that reviews all
> of his design decisions. There's no voting, of course,
> but I don't think that would be appropriate here.

Could you please explain why you think it is not
appropriate to vote about a completely new interface
that enters boost?

I mean Spirit-X maybe once enters the C++ standard.
It's already the most important parser library of
the world. So it is better not to carve errors in
stone at a stage that yet allows changes.
Is it a problem if we all check this for user's issues
*after* the inner circle is satisfied?

best regards,


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