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Subject: Re: [boost] Thoughts on Boost v2 (was: Re: Is Boost dead? [Re: Anyone is interested in being review manager of ‘Application’?])
From: Nevin Liber (nevin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-16 14:03:09

On 16 May 2014 12:10, Niall Douglas <s_sourceforge_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> 1. Boost isn't sexy any more.

3. All the interesting new C++ 11 libraries you find around the
> internet have zero interest in trying to join Boost, with a very few
> honorable exceptions. That speaks volumes, to me at least.
> Which suggests to me a need for a new Boost which attempts to apply
> the benefits of hindsight to what we learned with Boost v1.

Or, if you really believe this, maybe you ought to go and start another
separate project for developing C++ libraries that is not affiliated with
Boost. Seriously.

> 3. Eliminate peer review in favour of a suite of automated libclang
> based AST analysers. Instead of persuading people to review
> libraries, persuade them to review and improve the AST analysers.

What AST analyser do I use to determine if I have a good interface for my

 Nevin ":-)" Liber  <mailto:nevin_at_[hidden]>  (847) 691-1404

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