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Subject: Re: [boost] [metaparse] Review period starts May 25th and ends June 7th
From: Abel Sinkovics (abel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-31 09:24:54

Hi Phil,

On 2015-05-31 15:08, Phil Endecott wrote:
> Niall Douglas wrote:
>> My personal recommendation is that you withdraw this library from
>> review immediately, and go turn it first into an actual standalone
>> Boost library complying with Boost naming guidelines in Boost git
>> modular format.
> Personally, I'd prefer boost submissions to *not* use the boost::
> namespace etc. until they're actually accepted, with the rationale
> that "Boost should mean accepted by Boost". A mechanical search-and-
> replace of foo:: by boost:: would then happen before merging. I
> know this isn't what has typically happened in the past, but I don't
> agree with your recommendation that it should be withdrawn because
> of it.
That is what is happening here.

> Of more concern is that the unfamiliar directory structure made
> it difficult for you to review it. Submissions should be either
> familiar enough or sufficiently documented that reviewers can
> find the important stuff that needs reviewing quickly. Hopefully
> the author of this library will reply to your email with pointers
> that will help other reviewers.
My intention was to create a directory structure that is familiar for
most people, which is the old directory structure of Boost. It should
have been pointed out.


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