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Subject: Re: [boost] Re : Stability: More on 3 level Boost libraries
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-23 11:29:06

On 03/23/2010 03:33 PM, Pierre Morcello wrote:
>> Vicente Juan Botet Escribá wrote : 3rd level: unstable It is
>> assumed that young libraries will have a lot of breaking changes at
>> the public interface level. Libraries can go to this level after a
>> review of the interfaces and the documentation.
> Interesting, does that mean that the review process is separated
> between the review of "interface and documentation" and a review of
> the "implementation" (later) ?
> In that case, I suppose the 'interface and doc' review would be done
> only if there is at least 1 working implementation -ensuring that the
> reviewed interface is somewhat usable- ?

I think, as long as Boost is a collection of libraries, only
more-or-less complete libraries will be reviewed at all suggested levels
(i.e. not abstract interfaces). The difference between the levels is the
level of interface stability and the level of requirements for the
library to get accepted.

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