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Subject: Re: [boost] [block_ptr] Request for a review manager
From: Phil Bouchard (philippeb8_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-02-05 09:39:12

On 02/05/2016 07:34 AM, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Phil Bouchard
>> Sent: 05 February 2016 04:29
>> To: boost_at_[hidden]
>> Subject: Re: [boost] [block_ptr] Request for a review manager
>> On 02/03/2016 09:02 PM, Phil Bouchard wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>> As some of you might know I work full time on WebKit which in turn
>>> uses a garbage collector for its Javascript interface and quite
>>> honestly a garbage collector is not ready for a commercial release
>>> unless you have a lot of CPU juice. So a garbage collector is unacceptable.
>>> On the other hand I code completed the deterministic block_ptr in 2011
>>> and I am wondering if there is anything I am missing to get it through
>>> the review process because this is one of the most important subject
>>> in computer science:
>>> ndex.html
>>> Please let me know if you are interested for me to present it and
>>> answer questions live.
> I know little of this subject (apart from a belief that garbage collection should not be necessary
> for C++ ;-)
> but having glanced at your documentation, I'm sure it has some uses.
> But to become a Boost library it needs to have the right structure of files in Github
> so that it can be viewed and tried out by potentially interested persons.
> is helpful.
> Tests are essential and in the right format to run with the Boost.Build bjam/b2 toolchain so that
> your library can be tested on various platforms. You also have some examples available and users
> also need to be able to run these using bjam/b2.
> The documentation appears to have the right content but looks a little clunky and could easily be
> rejigged into the Quickbook style. Since you already have Doxygen syntax comments, these could be
> added along with an automatically generated index.
> is a typical example of a small
> library. I can assist with refactoring if you get further down the review process.
> Finally you need to find a review manager and preferably some real-life users who can review
> knowledgably.

Thanks for the clarifications.

There are real-life users in the WebKit world but this world isn't
interested into cutting-edge C++. I'll see what I can do.


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