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Subject: Re: [boost] Is there any interest in a library for actor programming?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-07-06 09:35:52

on Tue Jun 11 2013, David Sankel <> wrote:

> As an aside, the whole concept of 'schema evolution' has really piqued my
> curiosity. Is there some academic key-word I can search with to learn more
> about data structure evolution in systems that need to maintain some kind
> of backwards compatibility?

You find this term all over discussions about applications—especially
web apps—that use persistent databases, but it also applies to anything
that saves and reads files whose format might need to change over time,
i.e. standard desktop apps.

Dave Abrahams

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