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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost Evolution
From: Hans Dembinski (hans.dembinski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-17 16:48:06

On 5/17/16 2:00 PM, Vladimir Prus wrote:

> I don't know who are insiders that are getting served, and what
> benefits who gets, and what "C++ community" you have in mind, but anybody
> I discuss Boost with are mostly concerned about overuse of templates and
> meta-programming, along with the lack of any API or ABI stability.
> Serving
> those C++ users requires stability and solid engineering above all,
> and this
> is what is presently missing.
I am a newbe on this list, but so I am not sure whether anyone cares
what I think, but I feel compelled to agree with this vision. For many
projects in science, Boost is the de-facto standard library for C++. It
fills the many gaps of the official standard library.

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