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Subject: Re: [boost] Twenty years and time to retire
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-09-22 14:49:41

On Sat, Sep 22, 2018 at 9:20 AM Beman Dawes via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>

> The idea behind Boost was hatched in March, 1998, and the proposal document
> <> was released May 6, 1998. That
> makes Boost twenty years old, and makes me twenty years older. It is high
> time I retire from Boost; I haven't been able to contribute for some time
> now.
> Thanks to all of you who made Boost such an overwhelming success in the
> past and will drive Boost forward into a bright future!

Thank you! If it wasn't for Boost, and my search for a build system, I
wouldn't be involved in the wonderful C++ community. Thank you for doing so
much to advance C++!

-- Rene Rivera
-- Grafik - Don't Assume Anything
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