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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [phoenix] Staus of phoenix
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-17 17:43:26

Edward Diener wrote:
> Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
>>> Is phoenix an official Boost library ? I do not see it listed among the
>>> Boost libraries for 1.40 or 1.41 although I do see it in the pdf
>>> documentation for Boost libraries put together by John Maddock.
>> Phoenix is an official Boost library (see:
>> AFAIK it's being
>> currently rewritten before it gets added as a full citizen to the
>> Boost SVN.
>> For now please use Phoenix V2 which is located under the Spirit
>> directory.
> If Phoenix is an official Boost library should not its documentation be
> listed in the libraries page of a Boost distribution ? Otherwise there
> is no indication it even exists, except for an occasional mention in the
> Spirit docs. That can not be a good thing either for end-user's or the
> Phoenix developers.

IIRC, Phoenix was reviewed and accepted on the condition that it be
reimplemented on top of Proto. That hasn't happened yet, and so Phoenix
has not been merged to trunk. The old version of Phoenix still exists as
a part Spirit.


Eric Niebler
BoostPro Computing

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