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Subject: Re: [boost] [modularization] Are modular releases a goal or a non-goal?
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-09-23 14:37:18

On 23 September 2014 15:57, Stephen Kelly <hello_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Daniel James wrote:
>> On 22 September 2014 09:07, Stephen Kelly <hello_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> Daniel James wrote:
>>>> On 18 September 2014 08:31, Stephen Kelly <hello_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>>> What does 'boost modularization' introduce that's new for users? Why
>>>>> would anyone possibly get excited about the fact that static_assert is
>>>>> in a library of its own?
>>>> Maybe you should have asked such questions before aggressively pushing
>>>> for changes.
>>> Maybe you could tell me, in your words, why Boost migrated from one svn
>>> repo to a hundred interdependent git repos? Was that done with any
>>> purpose or goal in mind, in your words?
>> I was against splitting up the repo in the first place, so I'm not
>> really the person to ask. But IMO the main (perhaps only) benefit is
>> that it makes version control easier.
> Well, that's seems to be a good reason to push for it.

I was opposed because the benefit didn't seem worth the cost. I'm not
saying we should dump it now it's done.

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