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Subject: Re: [boost] Process discussions
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-01 20:19:06

At Tue, 01 Feb 2011 18:38:03 -0500,
Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> The point I'm driving at here is API and ABI compatibility. Without that, two
> distinct boost releases have to be considered as two mostly unrelated products,
> at least in environments with strict testing and validation rules.
> I don't think this is the right context to discuss this controversial topic...
> I understand that for developers it's more convenient to always focus on new
> features, instead of backward compatibility, and I'm not bringing the topic up
> to judge. I'm just trying to raise awareness for these concerns.


I hope we can address that topic once we've been modularized, which I consider a
higher priority.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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