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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost.DLL] Formal Review request
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-10-02 08:18:20

On 02/10/14 13:18, Antony Polukhin wrote:
> Dear Boost,
> Some time passed since checking interest in plugin development library and
> now all the requested features are implemented (self loading, getting
> symbol location, better docs, automatic platform-specific library
> decorations append, much more examples, listing library exports and so
> on...).
> While there's still some room for minor improvements, library API is stable
> and the library will benefit greatly from a larger user base and more
> feedback.
> So unless someone thinks the library isn't ready or would get rejected
> right away in its current state for reason X, I am requesting a formal
> review for Boost.DLL.
> Library location:
> Library Docs:

Just a couple of pre-review comments:

- I did not see any mention of previous work. I remember there used to
be Boost.Plugin and Boost.Extension libraries written to address that
same problem.

- I did not find any rationale for the alias mechanism. Surely you can
work with C++ symbols without needing to alias them with a C name?

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