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Subject: Re: [boost] Review Request: Endian
From: Ronald Garcia (rxg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-07-24 19:50:47

Hi David,

There is a library currently under development for boost with the same name as yours (Endian). It's author is Beman Dawes. The two of you might wish to confer about this clash, otherwise the review schedule will be a bit confusing.


On Jul 22, 2012, at 11:42 AM, David Stone wrote:

> A few months back I posted a proposal for an endian conversion library:
> I believe my library is now in a finished state, and I would like to have it
> considered for inclusion into Boost. A zip file containing everything can be
> found here: or you can just
> browse the repository here:
> The only file that users need to be concerned with is endian.hpp. endian.cpp
> contains performance + correctness tests, and example.cpp is a very short
> example program on how to use the library that opens up a file, reads in a
> number that was written in big-endian format, and prints it to the user's screen
> in host format. There is no special compiling / linking instructions (people who
> wish to test the program can simply compile endian.cpp). Included is a SCons
> script that allows easy compilation with gcc or clang with many warnings +
> optimizations turned on. My programs all compile cleanly at very high warning
> levels in these compilers because I know many users compile their own projects
> at such a setting, and I don't want a library file causing noise.
> I included the documentation in index.html, but I'm not quite sure on how to
> correctly format things.
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