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Subject: Re: [boost] Further modularization
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-11-09 23:58:10

On Fri, 9 Nov 2018 at 19:52, stefan via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 2018-11-09 11:56 a.m., Mateusz Loskot via Boost wrote:
> > On Fri, 9 Nov 2018 at 17:47, stefan via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >> Let's not get side-tracked into another tools & languages discussion.
> >> I think the high-order bit of the proposal is to further modularize the
> >> process by letting individual projects manage *their* release notes,
> >> then somehow syndicate them.
> > Despite I support your views on pushing the modularisation further,
> > I am as optimistic about pushing it wild
> > - even American Wrestling has rules :)
> >
> > Eventually, things will have to integrate somehow, there will have to
> > be common conventions, formats, tools to make all the wild libs
> > running free behave at common table.
> The approach I would favour doesn't require different projects to agree
> on tools or formats. It would only require projects to publish release
> notes, and then provide an URL for it, so the toplevel (boost) website
> could have a table containing links.
> [...]
> Then people can love & hate yaml et al. as much they want, this would
> never again have to start a boost-wide discussion. Wouldn't that be nice? :-)

Would it? :)

I like to be able to grep through single-page release notes
- content parsing and aggregation would require common serialisation format
I like the common look and structure of release notes
- it would require common conventions about format, TOC, etc.

So, let's keep discussing ;)

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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