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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review] Phoenix V3: mini-review starts February 19th
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-01 07:38:56

On 2/1/2011 7:28 PM, Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
>> On 2/1/2011 5:59 PM, Eric Niebler wrote:
>>> On 2/1/2011 1:30 PM, Thomas Heller wrote:
>>>> Eric Niebler wrote:
>>>>> Very exciting! Where are the extensibility hooks documented? I don't
>>>>> see that in the documentation anywhere.
>>>> That is the part that still needs to be documented ...
>>> I don't see how we can do the mini-review until that part is documented.
>>> After all, Phoenix was accepted only pending the mini-review primarily
>>> because it needed those extensibility hooks.
>> It is my understanding that the extension does will be ready by the time
>> we have the mini review. If not, then I have to agree with Eric and
>> postpone the review. The extension mechanism is a crucial part of Phoenix
>> and one that sets it apart from Lambda. We should not diminish its role.
> I fully agree. Thomas promised to have the docs finished by then. We decided
> to be rather aggressive in terms of scheduling a) as we recognize the need
> for having Phoenix available asap, and b) to put some pressure onto Thomas
> :-P

Fully complete docs would be awesome. Short of that, how about shooting
for just giving people enough to talk about? A brief description of the
directions in which Phoenix can be extended and some code examples
demonstrating what it would look like. I think that would be enough to
give the idea and let the review proceed.

> Thomas and I understand that if the docs won't be ready we will have to
> cancel the mini-review.

Say "reschedule", not "cancel". :-) And thanks for all your hard work,

Eric Niebler
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