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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost policy for putting headers in boost/ Was: #3541 Support <boost/ptr_map.hpp>
From: Olaf van der Spek (olafvdspek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-23 09:12:46

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 2:57 PM, Scott McMurray <[hidden]> wrote:
> 2009/10/23 Thorsten Ottosen <thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden]>:
>> I'm not against it, but I feel we should agree on some common principle
>> about when to put stuff directly in boost/.
>> My own feeling is that we don't want to put everything in this directory.
>> What does people think?
> I remember discussions about implications for ease of merging, clarity
> of ownership, and other such things that say we want as little as
> possible outside of library-specific directories.
> (The one possible exception being one header with the same name as the
> directory that includes almost everything, primarily for getting
> started purposes.)

Would a boost/ptr_container.hpp that includes all containers make sense?
I don't think every container needs it's own header file.


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