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Subject: Re: [boost] [disjoint_sets] 1.49.0 docs out-of-date? pending?
From: Jeremiah Willcock (jewillco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-18 10:24:06

On Wed, 18 Apr 2012, Giovanni Piero Deretta wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 2:43 PM, Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 17 April 2012 01:21, Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr.
>> <jeffrey.hellrung_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> So, aside from what looks like
>>> a slight error in the present disjoint_sets docs, what is the purpose of
>>> this pending directory? I had never noticed it before and I don't remember
>>> stumbling upon a reference to it until now. Looks like it contains a
>>> hodgepodge of miscellaneous headers...
>> Coincidentally, I noticed this about disjoint_sets last week. The
>> pending directory was used to store headers for libraries that hadn't
>> been reviewed, which seems to be the case for disjoint sets. I'm going
>> to remove it from the library list on the site, but the headers should
>> remain, as other parts of boost depend on them. I'm not sure what to
>> do with the library directory and documentation though. I don't like
>> that it has a library directory, but also don't want to delete it and
>> I don't know where to put it.  I suppose if we go ahead with
>> modularization, then it's probably best to wait until then. I'll
>> probably add a note and fix the header in the documentation before the
>> next release though.
> Isn't disjoint set used by Boost.Graph (and written by the same team)?
> Maybe the documentation should be under boost.graph, the same way that
> phoenix was hosted under spirit for a long time before being reviewed.

I think that is probably where it belongs, as long as no other libraries
are using it. There are other things in pending/ that should be moved
into graph/ as well.

-- Jeremiah Willcock

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