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Subject: Re: [boost] [http] Formal review of Boost.Http
From: Tom Kent (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-17 20:58:29

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 9:38 AM, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> 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.
> b) No one complained during the review that lack of support for boost
> build inhibited them from reviewing the submission.

I didn't voice this, but I sat down to go and try out the example. Then I
realized that I'd need to get CMake installed and it went into the category
of "I'll get around to it later", that "later" never happened.

I'm not a particular fan of boost build, but it is what boost is using, so
I think it is important for all libraries to support it. Saying 'it will be
supported later' isn't something that should be done at the stage of a

Just my opinion.

Tom Kent

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