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Subject: Re: [boost] Adding polymorphic_value to boost
From: Jonathan Coe (jonathanbcoe_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-11-21 10:50:14

> On 21 Nov 2017, at 09:32, Mathias Gaunard via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 18 November 2017 at 17:11, Andrey Semashev via Boost <
> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Not knowing anything about `polymorphic_value`, I welcome a new library
>> submitted for a review, but I don't see why the review should be
>> fast-tracked. Fast-tracked reviews are typically performed on something
>> that the community is very familiar with (not only the concept but the
>> implementation as well), which basically means it has to undergo a full
>> review first. That the library is also being reviewed by someone else (e.g.
>> LEWG) does not mean it has a free entry into Boost.
> This sort of thing has been discussed many times on this list already,
> under the name clone_ptr. I would expect many people to be familiar with
> it.

Thanks Matthias,

Is there a way we can search the archives for the old discussion?



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