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Subject: Re: [boost] 5 Observations - My experience with the boost libraries
From: Emil Dotchevski (emildotchevski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-26 03:40:24

On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 12:15 AM, Lubomir Bourdev <lbourdev_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 3/23/10 6:26 PM, "Emil Dotchevski" <emildotchevski_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Someone correct me if I'm wrong but my information is that Adobe
>> doesn't use GIL, which I think speaks to your initial rant about
>> people not wanting to adopt Boost libraries because of 1-5.
> We at Adobe use GIL in many projects. Off the top of my head it is used in
> Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, After Effects, and Premiere, and possibly
> other products as well. The existing graphics code is not rewritten to use
> GIL because that would be too much work, but a lot of the new
> projects/features use GIL.
> I am curious, where is your information coming from?

>From a friend who works at Adobe -- evidently he is not well informed.
Anyway, in case it wasn't clear, my point was that many people don't
like Boost and that's not necessarily something we should worry about
too much.

Emil Dotchevski
Reverge Studios, Inc.

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