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Subject: [boost] Boost.Pool - Are you using this library, please can we have your input?
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-18 06:58:12

Boost.Pool is the subject of a 'make-over' by Boost.Guild.

(This is some of a test-bed for a process of revision of older, perhaps
orphaned, libraries using the relative safety of the sandbox).

In order to permit any modification, the original (hand-written?) html
documentation has been converted to Quickbook (and somewhat revised) at

You can build the html docs using the jamfile.v2 in the normal way,

but you will probably find it more convenient to go direct to the pdf

This is fairly fully hyperlinked, and includes a reference section using

Doxygen comments have been added to the header files (from the original html

(If you are a Doxygen fan, there is also a Doxyfile for generating
Doxygen-style docs
in the /doc/Doxygen/ folder).

We are now considering some better tests, and perhaps some enhancements to
the code.

We'd like input from users about:

1 Things missing or wrong from the docs. More up to date references?

2 Things missing (or don't work well) from Pool.

3 New things that you would like (this is not a promise!).

4 Examples of your use. Perhaps you built some during your development
that could be used?

5 Better tests.



PS Don't panic - the release version will not be changed without a

Paul A. Bristow,
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