Subject: Re: [boost] Libaries accepted by not in Boost release yet - suitable for GSoC?
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-03-19 04:53:44
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> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Lorenzo Caminiti
> Sent: Monday, March 18, 2013 10:23 PM
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> Subject: Re: [boost] Libaries accepted by not in Boost release yet - suitable for GSoC?
> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 11:05 AM, Paul A. Bristow <pbristow_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > I note there are some libraries that have been accepted but are not
> > yet in a Boost release - and development seems to be stalled.
> > This seems unfortunate - much effect from many people has gone into
> > the whole process but we are not quite there yet - so a lot of work may be wasted?
> > No doubt authors have other more pressing priorities J
> > I spotted "Constrained value" and "endian" for example.
> > Are any accepted but unfinished libraries suitable for Google Summer
> > of Code students - with the task being to knock them into final shape?
> > Is anyone willing to mentor these?
> For now at least, I still trust I'll have to work on Boost.Contract myself... after all the
library was accepted only a few months back.
Of course - it was never my intention that any library would be 'hi-jacked' without the author(s)
approval - this would be very bad manners.
But if the author(s) are unable to find the time to complete the work, then they might be glad to
see someone make sure that all their (and other Boosters) previous errors are not in vain.
--- Paul A. Bristow, Prizet Farmhouse, Kendal LA8 8AB UK +44 1539 561830 07714330204 pbristow_at_[hidden]
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