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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.MapReduce: what next?
From: joel (joel.falcou_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-31 07:32:02

Craig Henderson wrote:
> There has, however, been little interest in the library so far from Boost
> users/developers which surprises me. I don't know if that is because of the
> single-machine limitation and people don't see any value that MR can bring
> to multi-threaded programming?
People are maybe lacking perspective on the problem. One thing that can be
beneficial is solving a real life problem with your library and show the
> 2. Continue to develop the library in the sandbox to multi-machine
> implementation and work towards submitting that for formal review. Is there
> interest for this?
You mean over MPI or something ?
> Looking at the download figures from the Vault, there has been a reasonable
> number of downloads; Of course there is no way to tell the number of people
> looking at the sandbox implementation. Perhaps the library has some silent
> interest? Please let me know your thoughts.
Well, Boost is sometimes a slow roll community + the potential summer
break of
possible users may means you jsut have to wait a few more.

Joel Falcou - Assistant Professor
PARALL Team - LRI - Universite Paris Sud XI
Tel : (+33)1 69 15 66 35

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