Subject: Re: [boost] Flow-based programming library for Boost?
From: Marcus Tomlinson (themarcustomlinson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-05 09:35:00
Yes, "dataflow" and "flow-based" are essentially the same. The project is dual licensed under GPL and LGPL. On Sourceforge there's no option for sole LGPL. The game plan is to port the whole library to the Boost license, along with updates to the code to comply with Boost standards, and replacement of a few aspects of the library with their Boost equivalents (threading -> boost::thread, dynamic type -> boost::any, etc.)
The proposed new library name will be: "Boost.flow"
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On 05 Dec 2012, at 4:16 PM, "Hartmut Kaiser" <hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Is there any interest out there for a library that allows you to create
>> fast, efficient flow-based programs with an easy-to-use object-oriented
>> interface? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flow-based_programming)
>> I've created an open-source library that does this, called "DSPatch" (
>> http://sourceforge.net/projects/dspatch) and would like to contribute it
>> to the Boost Libraries.
>> Please let me know if this sounds like something you'd like to see in
> Sounds interesting to me, even if I would like to have a more general
> approach for generic dataflow graphs.
> What about the licensing, though. The project page says it's GPL v3? People
> around here usually don't even poke GPL'ed software with a stick...
> Regards Hartmut
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