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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost is supposed to serve *the entire C++ community; it isn't Boost's goal to serve Boost's community*
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-19 18:13:16

On 19 May 2016 at 17:25, M.A. van den Berg <thijs_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I also like “sudo apt-get”, and I also like the it pulls in all the things you need and not having to worry about things, that’s exactly what I would love to see.
> The Debian package manager however does not download the whole repository of all debian packages, instead it models package dependencies and download the dependency tree.

Debian's great. As far as I know, it's the only modularization of
boost in use, and it's been working well for years, so I think it'd be
a good model for us to base our efforts on. I suspect having a smaller
number of modules helps usability as well.

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