Subject: Re: [boost] [review] [sort] Sort library review manager results
From: Julian Gonggrijp (j.gonggrijp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-11-27 13:43:15
Edward Diener wrote:
> This is the results from the recent review of the Sort library of Steven Ross.
I have to say you gave us a tensive read. :-)
> I believe the condtional Yes vote from Julian Gonggrijp was completely met in the discussions of issues with Steven Ross
To be honest I havent checked the documentation afterwards, but I trust
any remaining issues will be resolved in a way that I can agree with.
> Based on the voting for acceptance or not, based on the discussions during the review period, and based on Steven Ross's responses, I have decided that Steven Ross's library should be accepted into Boost.
> I do not know if the review manager has a say in this but based on the remarks of the reviewers I would like to see the library as accepted be named 'SpreadSort' rather than just 'Sort'. I do think that Boost can have a library called 'Sort' but I agree with the general consensus that a 'Sort' library needs more than one type of sorting algorithm. I would like to see other people, who mentioned in the reviews/comments that they have their own sorting implementation, also submit their own implementations to Boost and, if this happens and they are accepted, I can see combining them with 'SpreadSort' into a general Boost sorting library called 'Sort' in the future.
I think this is a very reasonable proposal.
Regarding the possible future additions: I would absolutely love to
submit my own sorting algorithm implementations. I first need to find
time to remove a few rough edges before I would even dare to publish my
code, but thank you for the encouragement. :-)
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