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Subject: Re: [boost] [next_generation][modularization] Is the community interested in creating a smooth path to a modularized Boost
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-31 15:41:45

Le 31/05/14 16:18, Vicente J. Botet Escriba a écrit :
> My question is who would be interested in starting the next generation
> of a modularized Boost that starts from a repository of ZERO
> modularized libraries. The idea is to add to the current Boost
> libraries new ones that respect the modular rules and adapt the
> current ones to be defined on top of the modularized ones.
> At the end we could deprecate the old ones.
> In order to do that we need of course to add new interfaces (a new
> namespace mod_boost or whatever is preferred) and so the user would
> need to move to these interfaces smoothly.
After some thought the change of namespace is not really necessary and
even make things more difficult.
At the source level we only need to move the source to other files and
include them.
I don't know how to make this transition without a breaking change.


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