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Subject: Re: [boost] RE process (prospective from a retired FreeBSD committer)...
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-31 15:38:09

At Mon, 31 Jan 2011 21:26:51 +0100,
Daniel Pfeifer wrote:
> Am Montag, den 31.01.2011, 13:20 -0500 schrieb Edward Diener:
> > I just feel, as an end-user,
> > that going from the current monolothic Boost to a modularized Boost will
> > produce serious headaches if libraries are not in sync when an end-user
> > attempts to use them for his product. This is especially true of
> > potentially individual Boost libraries which are released at their own
> > pace with new functionality being periodically added and fixes being made.
> This is very true. However, changes in the development process do not
> necessarily imply changes for the end user: we can use individual
> projects for development, aggregate them to a release, and deliver a
> monolithic package.

It has always been my intention that Boost continue to do that.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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