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Subject: Re: [boost] [type_traits] Modularization proposal
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-09-16 14:19:05

On Tuesday 16 September 2014 11:04:14 Robert Ramey wrote:
> Andrey Semashev-2 wrote
> > Hi,
> >
> > I propose to extract common_type.hpp (and its implementation and tests)
> > into a
> > sublib within type_traits (e.g. type_traits/common_type).
> I would like to know what "sub lib" means in this context. Is it a git
> submodule?
> Something that is somehow "embedded" in another module or what?

It's not a git submodule. Technically, it's a top level directory in the same
git repository, which has nested include, test, etc. subdirectories which
constitute the sublibrary. See mpl and mpl/core for example.

> But what i really missing is which benefits we hope to achieve for which
> group of users. I haven't seen this yet.

I replied in the other thread.

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