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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.49.0] New libraries?
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-02 08:17:03

On 12/2/2011 5:10 AM, Edward Diener wrote:
> On 12/2/2011 1:19 AM, Eric Niebler wrote:
>> On 12/1/2011 2:55 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>>> On 11/30/2011 11:10 PM, Eric Niebler wrote:
>>>> On 11/30/2011 5:20 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>>>>> On 11/30/2011 11:29 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>>>>>> What new libraries are ready for 1.49.0?
>>>>>> What is that state of any new libraries that want to go in 1.49.0?
>>>>>> Are
>>>>>> they in trunk and do the developers think they are ready to be merged
>>>>>> into release?
>>>>>> The release managers would like to have a four week beta period of
>>>>>> 1.49.0. That means we have to get going on new libraries right way if
>>>>>> we are going meet our early February release schedule.
>>>>> I would like to get the TTI library in Boost 1.49 but I am working
>>>>> regularly on a job now and still have much to do on TTI.
>>>>> Nevertheless I
>>>>> anticipate some free time over the Christmas holidays/New Years day
>>>>> period when I will have time off to possibly finish up.
>>>>> Can you give an idea of the cutoff date when a library needs to be in
>>>>> acceptable form on the trunk in order to make it into Boost 1.49 ?
>>>> We're asking so that we can form an idea of when we should set the
>>>> cutoff. But I can tell you that late December will undoubtedly be too
>>>> late. :-(
>>> OK, then I will try to get TTI will into 1.50. I just do not have the
>>> time to finish it before the holidays for 1.49.
>>> But I do think that Boost needs to specify, for each release date, the
>>> cutoff date for libraries to make it into that release. If that can not
>>> be done then it is difficult for the developer of a new library to know
>>> if he can finish work in time for a given release. Is it not possible to
>>> publish somewhere, a priori, when each release is expected to come out
>>> as well as the cutoff date for new libraries to be ready for that
>>> release ?
>> It is usually published on the Boost calendar (see
> That is really a poor way for anybody to determine when Boost release
> dates and cutoff dates occur. Even moving through the calendar by month
> tells me nothing about this.
> How about some page where the release dates and cutoff dates are
> mentioned for the next for the next release at the very least ?

If you switch the calendar to the agenda tab you get that list of dates.

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