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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.49.0] New libraries?
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-03 12:33:33

On 12/2/2011 5:18 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> 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.

As we've been saying, the 1.49 schedule is in flux, bear with us.

Eric Niebler
BoostPro Computing

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