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Subject: Re: [boost] TR2 is dead; multiple TR's coming instead
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-19 11:34:39

On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 4:52 PM, Cory Nelson <phrosty_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> The C++ committee met last week. There was lot's of discussion and
>> plans to markedly increase the size of the standard library. Boost has
>> an important part to play; Bjarne Stroustrup hoped for "doubling the
>> output of Boost." Herb Sutter is talking about an effort to shake
>> libraries out of corporations and other large organizations. There
>> seems be be a fresh infusion of energy, with quite a few new faces at
>> the meeting.
> Sounds great!
>> There should be a "Call for Library Proposals" in the committee's
>> post-meeting mailing in roughly 10 days.
> As someone who does not have the means to attend these meetings, I
> hope someone will be able to champion variant, optional, and
> intrusive.

Two of the most respected and prolific contributors to TR1, John
Maddock and Peter Dimov, have never attended a single committee
meeting. I've heard committee members ask for variant and optional by
name. Not to mention a bunch of other boost libraries. Don't worry
about finding champions - that's the easy part.



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