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Subject: Re: [boost] [chrono] Motivation for Boost version evaporating
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-13 08:23:15

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 6:21 AM, Jamie Allsop <ja11sop_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> ...
>> If anyone else would like to take it on, that's OK with me, but I
>> don't see enough benefit to Boost to make the effort worthwhile.
> On the contrary I do not think that is the case. In fact even when we have
> available compiler provided implementations of boost equivalents we still
> use the boost versions as it provides us with more control over how we
> migrate and evolve our codebase.

Point taken. Also, since the bulk of the code is already done and the
standard itself can be linked to for most of the reference
documentation, there amount of work left to turn it into a Boost
library is relatively small.


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