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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.44] Beta progress?
From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-26 11:51:30

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

> [sent from tiny mobile device]
> On Jul 26, 2010, at 1:56 AM, "Robert Ramey" <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> As I've said - I just never thought about this. On
>> the other hand, I don't think the "detail" interface
>> has changed very much (if at all) over time. I can't
>> honestly say I know this - because as I've said -
>> I never thought about it. I suspect that it hasn't
>> changed much because we haven't had much
>> if any breakage originating in this area.
> Careful and consistent application of the boost concept check library would have caught any problem arising from models not satisfying stated concepts and operations relying on more than documented concept requirements. In fact, after this release would be a good time to apply BCCL to both libraries, to avoid such issues in the future.

Dave, the issue is that no concepts were defined for the classes under discussion. That is more the problem than not using BCCL and is what I will need more urgently if Boost.MPI should remain maintainable.


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