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Subject: Re: [boost] RFC: Separating Boost.Python from Boost
From: Sergey Cheban (sergey.cheban_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-31 17:25:16

30.05.2015 4:19, Stefan Seefeld пишет:

>> In what sense then, will Boost.Python, decoupled from Boost, remain
>> Boost.Python and not SmthElse.Python?
> That does entirely depend on what we mean by "Boost".
For me, the Boost is a set of libraries that:
1. Have the same Boost license.
2. Are accepted by the Boost community.
3. Use the same naming convention (currently, it is the boost::
namespace and the boost/ prefix for include files).
4. Are tested and work well together (i mean well-known versions of the
5. Can be built and installed using the same [bjam] engine.
6. Are distributed from

A good example of such a library is boost::spirit. Note that:
1. It is developed separately (has its own newsgroups and site).
2. It has its own version numbering. Actually, boost contains two
versions of this library, 1.8.x and 2.5.x, side by side.

Best regards,
Sergey Cheban

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