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Subject: Re: [boost] [library-incubator vs Developer's list] was Ease commenting (Was: [safe_numerics] questioning the basic idea)
From: Andrzej Krzemienski (akrzemi1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-11-20 05:41:20

2014-11-19 18:27 GMT+01:00 John Maddock <boost.regex_at_[hidden]>:

> The current comment system is (I believe) well suited to those C++
>>>> programmers which do not use the boost dev list.
>>> True, but it doesn't immediately raise a discussion - a message posted
>>> here gets seen by quite a few people, hopefully some of whom will be
>>> motivated to respond.
>> Damn - I just can't win here!
> Well that goes without saying ;)
> Without making any commitment to any major changes, please post your
>> comment
>> in the incubator. I'll then have at least one good thread to use as an
>> example, test, for the commenting mechanism. I'm only asking that we try
>> this out for this one library - safe numerics. Turns out that this is a
>> great example. It's simple enough to understand by everyone without
>> spending
>> a lot of of time. And it raises non-trivial issues worthy of discussion.
>> It
>> may even provoke submission of a competing solution. This could bode well
>> for the future of Boost as I see it.
> I've just replied to the comments on safe-numerics, I note:
> * As already said, I found the lack of a preview an issue.

Now, I can see button "Preview", but when I hit it, nothing happens.

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