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Subject: Re: [boost] [pool] Thread specific pool allocator
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-14 11:33:11

James Bremner wrote:
> "Christian Schladetsch" <christian.schladetsch_at_[hidden]> wrote
> 2. The BOOST licence is a lot more "free" than the GPL used by TBB.
> I am a little surprised by the responses to my post. I
> believe I have
> identified a significant gap in the BOOST offerings which
> could be closed
> with a few lines of code. Since this is a BOOST developer's
> newsgroup I did
> not expect members to suggest using other libraries.

Boost isn't so shortsighted as to think non-Boost is bad. Licensing is often a good reason to put something in Boost, however. The real driver is to advance the state of the art in C++ libraries, always with an eye to inclusion in the Standard.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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