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Subject: Re: [boost] This AFIO review - a modest proposal
From: Glen Fernandes (glen.fernandes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-24 14:52:05

Niall Douglas wrote:
> And I have no problem if AFIO never enters Boost. I would think it a
> shame and a wasted opportunity as it solves a ton of pain points for
> those with such needs

Whatever happened to...

> Niall Douglas wrote:
> > Firstly, you don't invest the multi-year effort to get a library
> > Boost because it's superior, as it probably isn't. You do it
> > of what you will become after you succeed: a Boost library author
> > who has passed the judgement of his or her peers.

On a more serious note:
> Totally separate to the async file i/o is the race free filesystem
> stuff. I would like to believe that people understand why a race free
> filesystem API is important.

Your documentation would be the best vehicle to convey (and prove) this. It
doesn't do it for me right now. I may be the 0.0001% who doesn't need AFIO
as you've currently designed it but ideally the documentation should help me
understand why.


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