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Subject: Re: [boost] Removing old config macro and increasing compiler requirements.
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-06 21:56:35

on Tue Aug 06 2013, Brian Wood <> wrote:

> Dave Abrahams wrote:
>> That's how Boost works. One of the ideas of the Git separation (and
>> hopefully eventual Ryppl) transition is to give maintainers more of a
>> sense of control over these things. I'm sure the commitment to quality
>> is there, but I think there's probably a lot of resignation over the
>> seemingly-intractable morasse.
> I was going to ask for an update on these things, but this
> will do. I think it's just morass without an e. It sounds like
> it's time to reboot. I haven't followed this real closely, but
> know a lot of effort has gone into trying to preserve
> information in the conversion. That may be too much to ask.

Boy, you really haven't been paying attention: that part is done.
Throwing out all that work at this point because you get the sense "it's
time to reboot" would be... well, pick your adjective. Too many are
flying through my brain right now to choose.

Dave Abrahams

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