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Subject: Re: [boost] [modularization] spirtit -> serialization
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-15 07:13:35

>> Yes, and I propose to create a date_time.serialization submodule that
>> breaks the date_time -> serialization dependency.
>> date_time.serialization -> date_time serialization
> The approach of extracting glue headers to separate submodules is not
> scalable. We have many other libraries using the same approach to optional
> dependencies.

+1, it seems frankly bonkers to extract single headers to new modules
just because it makes a dependency graph look better.

IMO we need a better way of looking at dependencies, perhaps by marking
up glue headers as optional.


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