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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc] Boost.Process done
From: Ilya Sokolov (ilyasokol_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-09-01 18:36:33

On 02.09.2010 2:09, Boris Schaeling wrote:
> On Wed, 01 Sep 2010 23:51:07 +0200, Ilya Sokolov <ilyasokol_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>>> I quote then the paragraph starting with "The benefits of using
>>> components from other libraries...". ;)
>>> Anyway, while it all sounds good in theory how many developers are out
>>> there trying to use single Boost libraries without installing the
>>> others?
>> Actually, I wasn't thinking about such developers, but about compilation
>> time (lexical cast and algo.str), portability and stability
>> (filesystem).
>>> It sounds like a bit too much effort reinventing what has been
>>> implemented in other Boost libraries for what I expect is a relatively
>>> small group of developers?
>> The dependencies I object to are easy to avoid.
> Regarding boost::lexical_cast: There is to_string() in Boost.Uuid in
> 1.44 but not in 1.43. Or what were you thinking of?

I was thinking about sprintf or ostringstream. If you add async_pipe,
there will be no need for Boost.Uuid

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