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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [phoenix] Staus of phoenix
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-17 23:07:22

Eric Niebler wrote:
> Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
>>>> 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.
>>> Hasn't this effort demonstrated that phoenix might not be as portable
>>> as the current implementation?
>> What effort?
> And that's just it. There currently is no active development on Phoenix
> v3. It's not because it's particularly difficult -- there's a prototype
> and it works just fine. It's just a big job, and the developers in
> question have been busy with other things. The lack of a Protofied
> Phoenix is not indicative of any shortcoming of Proto or of Phoenix.

Joel Falcou took on the task. I'm confident he'll do a wonderful
job. He's a lot more proficient with Proto than I.


Joel de Guzman
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