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Subject: Re: [boost] [SoC] Summer of Code Project Ideas
From: Michele Caini (michele.caini_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-08 12:24:36

Il 08/03/2010 17:10, Andrew Sutton ha scritto:
> I think I may have opened a can of worms that I'm not quite prepared to
> address :)
> There are a number of issues with proposing an application. It's could be
> the case that applications like this will never be part of the BGL core
> release since they tend to be very application-specific and somebody would
> have to commit time and effort to maintaining them (which is actually a huge
> problem).
> If the work includes the extension of the library (e.g., new algorithms to
> the BGL), then there's inherent value for that library. You would probably
> have to find some kind of "sweet spot" in the proposal. How much are you
> contributing back to the library or Boost in general, vs. just using the
> libraries.
> Andrew Sutton
> andrew.n.sutton_at_[hidden]

Of course, I've not just used BGL but also developed new generic
algorithms to use with my software. I have to work a little bit again on
those algorithms before propose them, however code just works fine.

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