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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.49.0] New libraries?
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-02 20:18:40

On 12/2/2011 8:17 AM, Rene Rivera wrote:
> 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.

There is nothong there about Boost 1.49, Boost 1.50 etc. etc.

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