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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.44] Beta progress?
From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-26 11:49:50

On 26 Jul 2010, at 05:52, David Abrahams wrote:

> At Sat, 24 Jul 2010 22:12:24 -0800,
> Robert Ramey wrote:
>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>> At Fri, 23 Jul 2010 22:30:03 -0800,
>>> Robert Ramey wrote:
>>>> Matthias Troyer wrote:
>>>>> On 23 Jul 2010, at 18:11, Robert Ramey wrote:
>>>>>> [snip]
>>>>>> Robert Ramey
>>>>> Let me summarize concisely: no user-defined archive type may use any
>>>>> of the serialize function, pointer handling, or any other aspect of
>>>>> the serialization library since all those are implementation details
>>>>> that you might change at any time.
>>>> Naturally I think that's a little harsh.
>>> As far as I can tell there was no criticism, express or implied, in
>>> Matthias's statement, so if it sounds harsh perhaps it is because the
>>> predicament in which he currently finds himself is harsh.
>> It's actually demonstrably incorrect - I was just being diplomatic
> That may be so, but as far as I could tell at the time it was
> Matthias' best attempt to interpret what you had been telling him.
> Therefore, it was how he (mis?)understood his predicament.

Robert still has not demonstrated how it should be possible, although I think that we are slowly getting to the point where he can define what is part of a stable public interface to make it possible.


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