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Subject: Re: [boost] Review Request: Variadic Macro Data library
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-19 16:50:03

On 2/19/2011 3:42 PM, Gordon Woodhull wrote:
> On Feb 19, 2011, at 12:35 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>>> IMO, library users would expect your library to be part of
>>> Boost.Preprocessor. It's like adding another data set to
>>> Boost.Preprocessor for variadics.
>> I do not agree with this, although I understand the reasoning. I do not think one can just add to another library, even if one does something which in itself is an addition/extension to another library's implementation, without the other library programmer's approval. If it were decided that the VMD library were to become a part of Boost PP, and Paul Mensonides approved that, I would have no problem making it so.
> IMO you should ask Paul (directly off-list) before the review to see if this is an option. True it couldn't be added without his permission.

if during the review the majority of others feel that the library should
be part of Boost PP, I am certainly willing to do that. But I really do
not see the purpose of doing that beforehand.

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