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Subject: Re: [boost] [modularization] spirtit -> serialization
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-15 07:49:20

Le 15/06/14 13:40, Andrey Semashev a écrit :
> On Sunday 15 June 2014 13:26:52 Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
>> Le 15/06/14 12:48, Andrey Semashev a écrit :
>>> On Sunday 15 June 2014 12:13:08 Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
>>>> Le 14/06/14 18:34, Stephen Kelly a écrit :
>>>>> Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
>>>> 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.
>> Why?
> Because it creates lots of tiny submodules, which creates maintainability and
> usability problems.
>> I don't see why I would depend on Serialization if I don't use it
>> even if I use DateTime. IMHO, it is up to the client of the
>> serialization of the DateTime types to use the DateTime.Serialization
>> sub-module.
> You are right to desire not depending on Serialization if you don't use it.
> But this should not be achieved with submodules, IMHO.
I'm open to discuss any alternative solving the issue.


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