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Subject: Re: [boost] [Hana] Postponing release to 1.61.0
From: Louis Dionne (ldionne.2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-10-22 19:01:33

Rene Rivera <grafikrobot <at>> writes:

> On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 12:43 PM, Louis Dionne <ldionne.2 <at>>
> wrote:
> > Some of you might know that I have been pushing hard to deliver Hana
> with
> > the next Boost release. I have even taken the (soft) engagement to do so
> > at CppCon in last September.
> >
> > However, due to some time constraints, it is now clear that Hana will
> not
> > be included in Boost 1.60.0, the limit for new libraries being
> yesterday.
> > I hoped really hard to make it in time for Boost 1.60.0, but the closing
> > of the release branch ~1 month before the release date got me by
> surprise.
> >
> Thanks for being understanding of the release process We'll (i.e. I)
> try to make the release schedule more prominent to curtail such surprises
> in the future.

No problem. I consider it my fault I missed the deadline.

> > As a side note, given my previous announcements, some users might find
> it
> > strange not to see Hana as part of 1.60.0. Hence, I wonder whether it
> would
> > be possible to include a short note with a link to this message
> somewhere
> > in the release notes for 1.60.0?
> >
> Definitely.. Just submit a PR for the release notes <
> Best place would be to add a section right before the "[section Compilers
> Tested]".

Thanks a lot! I just submitted a PR[1], but I feel kinda bad adding a whole
section just for announcing the deferral of Hana's release. Let's discuss
this on GitHub.



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