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Subject: Re: [boost] Vault: still needed?
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-22 14:26:22

David Abrahams wrote:
> Hi All,
> For some time now, Boostpro Computing has been hosting the Boost file
> valut, but now that Boost has a great Subversion host I'm beginning to
> wonder whether the vault is still needed. What's the case for holding
> onto it when people could just check their speculative work into the
> sandbox and subsequently merge smoothly into the Boost trunk if it is
> accepted?

I use the Vault to distribute .zip archives of newer versions of my
libraries. I wouldn't want to have to tell people they need a subversion
client to get out-of-band bug fixes and features. I say leave it alone.

My $0.02,

Eric Niebler
BoostPro Computing

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