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Subject: Re: [boost] [rational] Can the community maintenance team and/or rational users please review some pull requests?
From: John Maddock (jz.maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-03-30 07:49:23

Forgot to say, this is also issue: (although that trac issue
doesn't actual deal with all the problems).

There are also some other open issues that look like they're low hanging
fruit, but one thing at a time...


On 30/03/2015 12:44, John Maddock wrote:
> I have a bunch of PR's against Rational, which of course is basically
> unmaintained. I'd be grateful if a second pair of eyes (at least)
> could take a look before I start agitating for someone to merge them ;)
> Each of the four, builds on the previous one(s).
> Three are basically trivial:
> The final one is much more complex, and disables "accidental"
> conversion from float to rational (which otherwise proceeds via
> truncation to integer first).
> As you can see from the commit history, I've had quite a few attempts
> at getting the final one correct. I believe it is now, doesn't break
> anything in Boost except, as noted in the discussion, Boost.Geometry,
> which relies on an unsafe float to rational conversion - Geometry's
> authors are aware of the issue here:
> So.... I'm interested in both eyeball-look-throughs from seasoned
> Boosters, but also feedback from Rational's users, and verification
> that it doesn't break end user code - other than unsafe conversions of
> course. If you just want the updated header to test, you can grab it
> from here:
> Many thanks! John.

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