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Subject: Re: [boost] [simd] Hardware support
From: Joel FALCOU (joel.falcou_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-04-09 08:34:34

On 08/04/2017 16:40, Niall Douglas via Boost wrote:

> I'm also mindful of Anthony Williams' Just Threads! which is effectively
> a v4 complete rewrite of Boost.Thread. That's a commercial product held
> totally separate to Boost, and it has been woefully underused because
> people didn't know it existed. Some would argue - and I'm not sure I
> include myself here - that if Just Threads! were the all new singing and
> dancing Boost.Thread rewrite, and if people running into problems with
> Boost.Thread could pay the fee for the new rewrite until its development
> costs were paid off, that could bring new very high quality developed
> for profit libraries to Boost.

Anthony's Just Thread situation was part of our inspiration for
submitting Boost.SIMD as we indeed saw it as something that follow a
model close to ours and looks like it works. The main difference is
indeed the order of inclusion.

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