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Subject: Re: [boost] Some statistics about the C++ 11/14 mandatory Boost libraries
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-13 16:35:21

On 13 May 2015 at 15:20, Edward Diener wrote:

> >>> I don't know what this means. No one can be serious that Boost libraries
> >>> must be designed with no dependencies on other Boost libraries.
> >
> > I don't anybody at any stage has proposed this. This is a pure
> > strawman by Edward.
> What is a "pure strawman" mentioned by me ?

We were discussing a full fat, hard versioned dependency management
system with external dependency injection facility. This achieves
modular Boost.

You claimed we were discussing removing all Boost dependencies from
Boost libraries, and then made a stink about your claim which if true
you would be right to do.

Your claim is however complete make believe, and you are complaining
about your interpretation of the proposal, not what is actually

I appreciate some actual documentation would be very useful. You may
find the slides I'll presenting tomorrow of use:


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