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Subject: Re: [boost] Link dependencies
From: Stephen Kelly (hello_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-06 08:31:42

Robert Ramey wrote:

> Stephen Kelly-2 wrote
>> Andrey Semashev wrote:
>>> I imagine, when Boost gets
>>> truly modular, one would download sources of the needed libraries
>>> separately,
>> That is explicitly a non-goal for Boost.
> I don't think one can conclude from that thread that the ability to
> download
> and install one library is a non-goal for boost.

That's certainly my conclusion reading the thread. There is only opposition
and stop-energy any time a topic related to it comes up.

> In fact I think that
> anyone reading that thread would have to conclude the opposite.

I know you're not joking, but I find this claim hilarious :).

> I firmly believe that we want to do this and are on
> the path to doing so.

How so? I've not seen anything to suggest that.



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