Subject: Re: [boost] Is Boost dead? [Re: Anyone is interested in being review manager of âApplicationâ?]
From: Sohail Somani (sohail_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-14 13:36:01
On 09/05/2014 7:01 AM, Stephen Kelly wrote:
> Sohail Somani <sohail <at> taggedtype.net> writes:
>> If this is the case, then the main change I would suggest is that Boost
>> needs to be easier to work with. Currently, the modular thing works
>> kinda OK but it's a giant PITA to fork.
> It is a giant PITA, partly because it is not modular. The git migration was
> a migration to 100 fractured git repos, not modularized git repos.
> If you want to modularize, then decide that that is a goal for Boost and I
> will help.
> I think at least one of the reasons my efforts did not get support from the
> right people is that modularization is not currently a goal for Boost. Some
> people in Boost think that modularization is already done. It is not.
A C++14-only fork of Boost could do it. Imagine no more PP for MPL or
any of the other libraries!
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