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Subject: Re: [boost] [modularization] What is a module? What is a sub-module?
From: Rob Stewart (robertstewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-09-24 11:11:34

On September 24, 2014 5:25:26 AM EDT, "Thijs (M.A.) van den Berg" <thijs_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>On Sep 24, 2014, at 11:07 AM, Rob Stewart <robertstewart_at_[hidden]>
>> On September 23, 2014 12:54:28 PM EDT, "Bjørn Roald"
><bjorn_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> If you still think there's something to a library that isn't part of
>a module, please explain. So far, they appear to be synonyms to me.
>Maybe rgis?

I don't understand that.

>I can imagine one could have libraries that depends on well-defined
>*parts* of other libraries (but not all of it), and that those parts
>can be called modules. One would not call such a part a library -and
>also not list it on the public website as a boost library- because its
>functionality to specific / narrow. For developers is should have a
>clear identity and not break dependent libraries when refactoring.

Why wouldn't you refer to such things as sublibraries?


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