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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Dynamic Config
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-14 15:57:11

TONGARI wrote:
> Denis Shevchenko has once proposed Boost.Configurator which I
> think is in the very similar problem domain, but it seems
> that you want to achieve much more than what he has done so
> far (it's still in early development and I have no experience
> with it).

That library is a direct competitor with Boost.ProgramOptions. It is only for reading a configuration file. This proposal supports multiple backends and includes support for writing runtime changes to the configuration store.

> For such a lib, I prefer the name Boost.Configurator to something like
> Boost.DynamicConfig since 'DynamicXXX' will let me think it's
> the runtime counterpart of XXX and I don't think this is the case.

I don't care for "DynamicConfig" either.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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