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Subject: Re: [boost] [xint] Formal Review Result
From: Chad Nelson (chad.thecomfychair_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-02 17:22:34

On Mon, 2 May 2011 20:13:40 +0000 (UTC)
Joel Young <jdy_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>> So be it.
>> Thank you for acting as Review Manager.
> Chad, I really really want something like xint to be in boost. Please
> consider pushing forward with this library and going for another
> review down the road.

Thank you for the encouragement. I also feel that Boost needs such a
library. I haven't made a final decision on XInt's fate as yet, we'll
see once my current project is on its feet and I have a large block of
time to devote to it again. If all goes well, that will be late this
summer or soon thereafter.

> Given the amazing amount of controversy for big integer libraries in
> boost over the past decade, the number of "yes" reviews you got from
> big players in boost was a heavy-duty accomplishment.

I found it encouraging that some of the people I've come to admire on
this list saw the potential in it, regardless of their vote.

Chad Nelson
Oak Circle Software, Inc.

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