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Subject: Re: [boost] Deprecation Policy
From: Rob Stewart (rob.stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-16 18:23:39

On May 16, 2015 4:26:29 PM CDT, Stefan Seefeld <stefan_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On May 16, 2015 2:29 PM, "Rob Stewart" <rob.stewart_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
> >
> > Some Boost libraries are unmaintained, some are under-maintained,
> and
> others have been replaced by newer libraries or by the Standard
> Library.
> Boost needs to decide whether to deprecate such libraries, and if so,
> how
> and when to do it.
> >
> > Please consider my initial thoughts below and provide ideas on such
> a
> policy. I will try to capture your ideas and create a policy statement
> for
> later review.
> I think the entire question becomes moot if individual libraries start
> following their own release schedule. Being maintained then means
> having
> regular releases (and thus over time it becomes obvious whether a
> library
> is maintained or not).

The goal is to offer both for the foreseeable future. (For example, the way my company handles Boost, the monolithic release is more appropriate.)


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