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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review Request] Inclusion of the Boost.Polygon Voronoi Library
From: Andrii Sydorchuk (sydorchuk.andriy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-21 06:22:23

On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 7:09 PM, Phil Endecott <
spam_from_boost_dev_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> This void* "user data" thing is something that I commented on before. It
> struck me as a rather old-school "C" way of doing things.

Correct and this is something I replied before. I'd prefer to use simple
old-school "C" way than new-school complicated "C++" way, especially if the
second one doesn't have explicit benefits.
However in case somebody has a really nice design solution, I would give up
my old-school "C" way.

> If this contribution had been subject to a full review as a new library I
> believe it would not have been accepted in this form. I see it as a
> weakness of the Boost process that this has "slipped through", i.e. we have
> different rules for additions to existing libraries even when they are by
> different authors and have little or no dependency on the existing work.

As noticed Luke, I don't see why this slipped through. I am actually
willing to discuss this and the library is not in the release.


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