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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-commit] svn:boost r68912 - in branches/release: boost libs/utility
From: Michael Fawcett (michael.fawcett_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-15 14:32:39

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 11:30 AM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 10:06 AM, Steven Watanabe <watanabesj_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Second, this is a new feature.  Shouldn't
>> it wait till after 1.46 goes out?
> Traditionally, yes.
> But (1) it seems like a pretty harmless change, and this is a "not
> really part of any library" merge that is always being forgotten.
> There was already a prior change to assert.hpp that had never been
> merged to release.
> And (2) part of the point of more time between beta and release is to
> allow time for more changes to get into release. We need to formalize
> that as we do the schedule for 1.47.0, but I'm already moving in that
> direction.

I agree with allowing more time for changes to get into release during
the beta period, however, by "changes" I think most people think "bug
fixes", not new features.

Note that this is a general comment and not a comment on the
particular commit in question since I am not a Boost developer.

--Michael Fawcett

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