Subject: Re: [boost] List of C++ 11 only Boost libraries and their status?
From: Rob Stewart (robertstewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-11-30 17:18:09
On November 30, 2014 12:30:57 PM EST, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>Bjorn Reese wrote
>This is one reason
>why I have a lot of reservations about the whole concept of
>of the "standard library". Maybe the world is a better place if
>it has room for various serialization libraries which implement
>similar ideas but with different choices and compromises. A
>standard library can't do this.
Once there's a standard version of something, people get comfortable using it because it's available as a default. When that proves insufficient, they start looking for something better elsewhere. That means getting something decent, but not ideal, in the Standard can jumpstart things.
(Sent from my portable computation engine)
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