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Subject: Re: [boost] Policy for individual library versioning
From: Louis Dionne (ldionne.2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-10-15 11:52:43

Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev <at>> writes:

> [...]
> I don't think there is a Boost-wide policy. Some libraries use both
> versions, see Boost.Log for instance[1]. The Boost version is convenient
> for users because for now Boost releases are distributed as a single
> package. However, if you plan to also release your library separately,
> you might want to keep your own version numbers as well. This will also
> help you if Boost transits to a completely modular distribution.

Thanks for the input, that totally makes sense and I like the argument of
being able to release the library independently. I'll just keep my current
versioning scheme and document the mapping between it and Boost's
version, as you do.


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