Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-users] [afio] Formal review of Boost.AFIO
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-24 12:21:54
Andrey Semashev wrote:
> On 24.08.2015 16:22, Niall Douglas wrote:
> > It would be a shame if AFIO were rejected due to that mistake in the
> > tutorial, but it can't be undone for this review.
> The problem is not the documentation mistake. The problem is that
> Boost.AFIO depends on another library that has not been reviewed or
> accepted. AFAIU, without that pre-requisite Boost.AFIO cannot be accepted.
> If my understanding is correct, this review should be cancelled (with the
> library being rejected as a result) and a review of Boost.Monad should be
> scheduled. That's my opinion.
I have to say that I find this choice of naming baffling. Why would you name
a concrete type 'monad'? Makes no sense to me. Would not something like
afio::result been better? In this way this is clearly a part of AFIO and no
separate review would be necessary.
If one insists on calling a type boost::monad, this is a serious claim over
quite a territory and I agree with Andrey that this calls for a review of