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Subject: Re: [boost] is review system in place is extremely slow? (was Re: [rfc] rcpp)
From: Daniel James (daniel_james_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-26 03:08:26

On 26 February 2010 04:15, Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 02/26/2010 02:04 AM, Daniel James wrote:
>> Since it looks unlikely that Boost.Atomic is going to put be up for
>> review in the foreseeable future,
> Is that so? Is it known why?

That's the impression I got from this thread. Correct me if I'm wrong.

>> delaying another library to
>> encourage it would be counter productive.
> I think helping the author to bring the library into Boost would do a better
> job to the community.

That's a good idea if someone is willing to do it and it looks like
getting good results. Otherwise it's worthless.

If you consider Boost.Move, it's author is a major boost contributor
and it's still taking it's time. Meanwhile, several libraries are
using their own move emulation, which isn't ideal but it works fine.

Is it really a good idea to delay a library that's apparently ready
until three other libraries are fully reviewed and in trunk? That's
just making a slow process slower.


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