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
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