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Subject: Re: [boost] [castor] Interest in Logic Paradigm for C++ ?
From: Roshan Naik (roshan_naik_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-04-30 19:58:16

> [Rob wrote:]
> I can
> see that Castor is a splendid and useful library, entirely in its own
> right, but
> I'm not clear why you feel it's an appropriate candidate for inclusion
> in Boost.
> On reflection it comes down to the question of what Boost is. Do domain
> specific
> libraries of all sorts have a home here (for which I guess examples
> would
> include
> the BGL), or is Boost more about a general programming toolkit (for
> example
> Boost.Bind). I don't know the answer to that, not do I feel qualified

The second paragraph on the main page of the Boost website states: "Boost
libraries are intended to be widely useful, and usable across a broad
spectrum of applications." In practice too, it does not appear to favor
domain specific or general purpose libraries.


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