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Subject: Re: [boost] Library categories
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-24 17:22:07

Le 24/11/11 22:52, Christophe Henry a écrit :
>> >On 23 November 2011 18:08, Vicente J. Botet Escriba
>> ><vicente.botet_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> Have you a concrete proposal of categories that can be merged or
>>> removed?
>> Not really, I'm very happy to leave this to you ;). Apart from Idioms
>> and Patterns, I was thinking about 'State Machines' but I don't have a
>> better place for them so maybe they should stay. From the old
>> categories 'parsing' is already covered by "Strings and text
>> processing" so I'd remove that. I'd merge the two metaprogramming
>> categories as well.
> Why to classify by subject when the subject is too narrow (like state
> machines or parsing)?
If you want I can merge State Machines on Domain Specific if you think
the subject is too narrow. I have already merged Parsing with Strings
and text processing. Any alternative suggestion?

> For example, (proto-based) DSEL could be nice. I would see:
> - proto (of course!)
> - msm
> - spirit
> - phoenix
> - xpressive
> - whatever I have forgotten
> Just a suggestion.

Umm! Do you mean by this all the libraries that use Expression
Templates? Would a library that defines its own DSEL with the
preprocessor be considered a DSEL?


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