Subject: Re: [boost] Java bindings for boost (was RE: [git] Mercurial?)
From: Thomas Klimpel (Thomas.Klimpel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-19 18:37:28
Nathan Ridge wrote:
> > > You're kidding right? If not - let's switch Boost to Java - it's
> > > way more popular!
> > As a first step, boost could provide Java bindings similar to the
> > existing python bindings. Anyone?
> What purpose would that serve? A lot of Boost's functionality is
> covered by the Java
> standard library, and for the rest, the concepts don't map well to Java
> (try writing Java bindings to MPL...).
But wouldn't your arguments apply to the existing python bindings in the same way?
Anyway, that suggestion wasn't meant too serious. (More precisely, I know too little about this subject for being able to judge whether this suggestion could make sense or not.)