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Subject: Re: [boost] [Block Pointer] make_block
From: Thomas Klimpel (Thomas.Klimpel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-02 13:36:20

I depends on whether he is asking for a formal review, or for the suggested review of a preview version.

The documentation at


at least makes it clear what the library tried to do, and how the user is supposed to access this functionality. This is enough to allow for reasonable technical feedback. We are already seeing this type of feedback, for example with respect to the destruction order for cyclic references discussion.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-
> bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Gregory Crosswhite
> Sent: Monday, May 02, 2011 7:16 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [Block Pointer] make_block
> On 4/29/11 3:13 PM, Phil Bouchard wrote:
> > Is it time for a review?
> Phil,
> While I feel bad saying "no" given that you are clearly so eager and
> have been working so hard to respond to all of the criticisms of your
> library in order to get a review, at this time the documentation is
> incredibly sparse and makes it very difficult to figure out what the
> point of the library is and how to use it from the perspective of a
> user
> uninterested in the technical details, so in my opinion you really need
> to flesh the documentation out a lot --- including the (currently
> non-existent?) reference section --- before asking for a review.
> Cheers,
> Greg
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