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Subject: Re: [boost] RE process (prospective from a retired FreeBSDcommitter)...
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-31 17:21:36

Edward Diener wrote:
> On 1/31/2011 3:26 PM, Daniel Pfeifer wrote:
>> 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.
> Agreed. But I think it is the goal of a modularized Boost, unless I am
> wrong, to be able to deliver individual libraries also as new releases
> of those libraries occur. Individual libraries are easier to move
> around locally on a developer's machine and lose the connection to
> their dependencies which a monolitihic Boost, in its own Boost tree
> structure, does not encourage.

True - but a long term goal - not necessarily an immediate one.

If we can take incremental steps in the right direction, we should
arrive there by default.

Robert Ramey

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