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Subject: Re: [boost] [http] Formal review of Boost.Http
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir.prus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-17 11:04:02

On 17-Aug-15 5:38 PM, Robert Ramey wrote:
> On 8/17/15 12:19 AM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> On 07-Aug-15 10:08 AM, Bjorn Reese wrote:
>>> Dear Boost and ASIO communities.
>>> The formal review of Vinícius dos Santos Oliveira's Boost.Http library
>>> starts today, August 7th and ends on Sunday August 16th.
>>> The source code is build using CMake, but Boost.Build is in the pipeline
>>> (already done for documentation.)
>> I think that per the above
>> should
>> have blocked formal review. If a library is reviewed, it normally means
>> the author
>> believes it's to be ready for Boost, which certainly is not the case if
>> one cannot
>> run the test using the current tools.
> I have to disagree with this.
> a) The above cited link doesn't specify support for boost build as a requirement.

Maybe; though the library as submitted does not follow directory structure guidelines either.

> b) No one complained during the review that lack of support for boost build inhibited them from reviewing the submission.

Right; some reviewers also stated they did not try the library at all.

> c) The fact that support for boost build may be required for library acceptance doesn't imply that it should be
> necessary for review.

Certainly, the phrase "The library must come reasonably close to meeting the Guidelines below." is somewhat ambiguous.

- Volodya

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