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From: René Ferdinand Rivera Morell (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2022-04-05 12:46:37

On Tue, Apr 5, 2022 at 6:58 AM John Maddock via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>

> The title says it all really, but in more detail:
> 1) Is there any existing best practice we should follow yet?

No. And I mean that generally in the whole of the C++ ecosystem.

2) Can we share code content effectively between headers and modules?
> And by modules I mean "proper" ones: we should be able to write "import
> boost.whatever;" rather than importing a header.

Not sure what you're asking with that.

> 3) What directory structure should we all be using for module definition
> files?

Might have to answer all the other ones and more regarding C++ ecosystem
best practices before being able to answer this one.

> 4) Do we have Boost.Build support yet?

No. And it's not going to exist soon. As the vendor support is still

> 5) What file extensions should we be using?

We'll have to wait for the " C++ Modules Ecosystem Technical Report" to
come out <> perhaps?

> 6) I presume we would all use the boost.libraryname and
> boost.libraryname.sub_feature naming convention with boost.libraryname
> pulling in the whole library?


7) Does anyone have a handle on the current state of std library
> modularization?

Having a "std" and "std.compat" is up for plenary vote for C++23 <>.

> 8) Is there demand for this?

I highly doubt it.

-- René Ferdinand Rivera Morell
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