Subject: Re: [boost] The future and present of Boost
From: Antony Polukhin (antoshkka_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-22 08:03:30
On Sun, Oct 21, 2018, 23:23 Stefan Seefeld <stefan_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 10/21/18 2:33 PM, Antony Polukhin via Boost wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 21, 2018, 18:51 Robert Ramey via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> <boost_at_[hidden]>
> Boost has a reason to continue and exist. But Boost is also a committee
> - albeit a better designed one. It has to evolve as well. I think it can
> evolve if we continue to work on the stuff we've been successful at
> while at the same time experimenting with new ideas.
> I'm really interested in having all the C++2x prototypes in Boost. Looks
> like everyone would benefit from that. Is that a reasonable idea?
> Boost now consists of >150 libraries, a number of them barely maintained.
> Who do you propose would maintain those additional projects ?
Authors of the prototypes. They already maintain those, all they have to do
is to use boost namespace and license.
Maintainment of antique libraries is a separate topic. I'd rather not mix
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