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Subject: Re: [boost] [simd] Hardware support
From: Joel FALCOU (joel.falcou_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-04-08 15:03:27

On 08/04/2017 16:07, Thijs (M.A.) van den Berg via Boost wrote:
> I would be worried about you (in this hypothetical case) being able to reject improvements to the boost version.
> Boost libraries are not aiming to be "average, good enough" type of libraries, they aim higher. So suppose that
> someone want to improve the boost versions, because it is all sort of slow bits, would you accept those changes as a library maintainer?
> Or would you block them because it would ruin your commercial business ?

Such case already happen, we have a bunch of contributors sending us
patches and we treat the PR fairly. As I said earlier, the effort into
adding the full support for a given arch can be non-trivial but if the
PR is good enough, we'll give it an actual look and see if it is indeed
worth merging.

As for our business, be assured we don't run on bSIMD licence only ;)

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