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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Modularization of Boost.Any, Boost.Array, and Boost.StaticAssert
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-29 15:24:29

on Sat Dec 29 2012, Alexander Lamaison <> wrote:

> Daniel Pfeifer <daniel_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> according to our preliminary modularization, the candidates Boost.Any,
>> Boost.Array, and Boost.StaticAssert each have their own repository, even
>> though each of them consists of a single header file only (disregarding
>> tests, examples and documentation).
>> I propose to put all three of them into the Boost.Utility repository.
> Why? What would that achieve?
> One of the aims of Boost modularlisation effort is that projects can use
> a minimal version of Boost that only includes the libraries they need.
> The git repositories become the level of granularity for this, so the
> smaller they are, the better.


Dave Abrahams
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