Subject: Re: [boost] CMake Announcement from Boost Steering Committee
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-21 12:12:57
> Actually, there are exactly two items in your source:
> "- It is too hard to download and use just one Boost library; the
> libraries seem overly coupled making it hard to pick and choose.
> - Some of the libraries are too clever for my taste. Sometimes,
> generality and simplicity coincide; in Boost, the balance is IMO too
> often so far towards generality that novices and average users are
> lost." - Bjarne Stroustrup
> So much for that, if you cite someone, you should at least do it properly.
It wasn't a cited source, it was a link to more detail. I was citing
Bjarne's public comments on Boost in interviews, in his conference talks
as well as his website. His opinion regarding Boost is very well known.
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