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Subject: [boost] To modularize, or not to modularize. What is the plan?
From: Mike (mike.dev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-05-10 08:15:29

Before this drifts of into nothingness:
How about starting with those points from Rene's list:

> * Ban relative use of inter-library dependencies.
> * Explicit declaration of inter-library dependencies.
> * Strict normalized library layout.

Number 1 and 3 are probably already full filled by most (all?) libraries
and it is "just" a matter of cleaning up a few exceptions.

@Rene: Do you have on opinion on how exactly that normalized layout
should look like (other than what is already mandated by boost)?
More importantly: Is there any library that violates it?
Does this cover moving the "numerics" libraries into "boost/libs"?

Number 2 is useful regardless of whether boost goes full modular or
not (it e.g. can be used by, package managers
that provides modular boost and also by cmake or other build files).



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