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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review] Phoenix V3: mini-review starts February 19th
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-01 08:01:42

On 2/1/11 8:38 PM, Eric Niebler wrote:
> 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,
> Thomas.

I second that. Thomas, you are our hero! Hartmut, thank you too for
managing the continuing Phoenix review!


Joel de Guzman

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