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Subject: Re: [boost] [Filesystem] Proposal: make filesystem generic-programming friendly
From: Alexander Lamaison (awl03_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-16 18:52:58

Ahmed Charles <acharles_at_[hidden]> writes:

> ----------------------------------------
>> Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2014 11:18:11 -0500
>> From: bdawes_at_[hidden]
>> To: boost_at_[hidden]
>> Subject: Re: [boost] [Filesystem] Proposal: make filesystem
>> generic-programming friendly
>> On Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 12:37 PM, Alexander Lamaison
>> <awl03_at_[hidden]>wrote:
>>> The impeding standard was what caused me to release the draft now. I'd
>>> like
>>> to get this into Boost.Filesystem before the standard (which is based on
>>> it)
>>> is frozen.
>> It is already frozen and in fact the ISO PDTS balloting closes in 8 days.
>> Based on early unofficial feedback, ballot resolution will mostly be
>> limited to typo-level changes.
>> See
>> That's the bad news. The good news is that the committee's plan is that
>> ISO/IEC PDTS 18822 AKA File System Technical Specification will be the
>> first of a series of filesystem related Technical Specifications, and the
>> committee's Filesystem Study Group will be actively soliciting proposals
>> for new filesystem related components. Your proposal could wind up hitting
>> the SG just when it is actively looking for new components for the next TS.
>> More on this later. Thanks,
> Just curious, how is this going? And was the proposal by Alexander
> ever submitted to the committee?
> It sounds really interesting and useful.

Unfortunately I've not found the time yet. Job hunting is taking


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