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Subject: Re: [boost] [type_traits] Rewrite and dependency free version
From: Stephen Kelly (hello_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-02-03 18:43:09

Robert Ramey wrote:

> I can say What I believe we want to move toward is the ability for users
> to
> deploy a useful subset of boost in order to support his applications. I
> don't
> think that's unreasonable or controversial.

Then tell us the user-story. Does the user download a tarball or not? What's
the rest of the story?

> I've made a more concrete proposal. I believe that some variation of this
> could be made to work. I think it addresses the real problems that users
> face.

What if you are completely wrong and out of touch? What if your concept of
modularity is completely wrong? What if you should educate yourself about
modules, but you don't?

> There is just no way simply "splitting a library" is going to
> really address anything and move us forward.

It's a pre-rejected idea, as I said.



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