Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Uuid and header-only support
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-11-04 17:16:59
On 11/4/2017 12:57 PM, Andrey Semashev via Boost wrote:
> On 11/04/17 18:40, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
>> Andrey Semashev wrote:
>>> The proposal to make Boost.Random header-only was rejected by Steven.
>> This sounds like essential context that might have been worth
>> mentioning. :-)
>> Steven is right that we're still dependent on Boost.System, this needs
>> to be solved somehow.
> I think, Steven was more opposed to the whole idea of header-only code,
> regardless of implementation.
Steven can chime in if he wants but my interpretation was that Steven
was rightly concerned with the idea that making Boost random header-only
only works if the end-user is forced to use Boost system as header-only,
and we do not want to tell the end-user what he must do.
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