Subject: Re: [boost] The problems with Boost development
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-21 06:10:03
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> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Christopher Jefferson
> Sent: Saturday, March 20, 2010 11:58 PM
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> Subject: Re: [boost] The problems with Boost development
> The point where that breaks down is where one library is found to have a fatal flaw shortly after a release, you wait
6 months > (or> whatever) for another version of boost which fixes the bug,
> but also breaks the API on a half-dozen other libraries you use.
But you are going to have to deal with the broken bits sooner or later :-( Easier to deal with them one at a time?
So you wait for next weeks/fortnights release? (Assuming the install process can be made much less painful).
(And I'm not sure the API change rate is as high as you suggest).
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