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Subject: Re: [boost] [disjoint_sets] 1.49.0 docs out-of-date? pending?
From: Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. (jeffrey.hellrung_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-18 18:32:39

On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 7:24 AM, Jeremiah Willcock <jewillco_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> 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.

I think that gives my colleague enough context to proceed. Thanks for your

- Jeff

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