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Subject: Re: [boost] [endian] Project not maintained
From: John Maddock (jz.maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-04-03 14:00:30

> But I'm not sure that this is a good reason to not maintain a library
> which has been accepted into Boost. We've created an expectation that
> everything in boost meets a certain standard and I'm wary of setting
> that aside for any reason. I'm sure those who recommended the
> acceptance of the library had every expectation that it would be
> maintained if accepted. Do you think that the acceptance should be
> reversed and the library withdrawn?

It's not unmaintained, and the library "as is" is very useful: it's just
that a planned new feature has been dropped pending further
investigation. At least that's my reading of things.

And yes, floating point formats are a nightmare ;)


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