Subject: [ggl] [Fwd: [boost] GGL Review Results]
From: Chris Browet (christian.browet)
Date: 2010-02-04 06:57:14
I understand. I didn't make the difference between accepted and "accepted,
Sorry if this has already been said, but does "accepted" means it already
has been merged into the Boost trunk or is it just a formal thing until
complete acceptance (and inclusion into the next release)?
Thanks for the info.
- Chris -
On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 10:38, Barend Gehrels <Barend.Gehrels_at_[hidden]>wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> It doesn't seem that Geometry is included in Boost 1.42.
>> I do not have any idea of the Boost processes so could someone enlight me?
>> When would Geometry be included in a Boost release?
> You are right, we should have announced before.
> Boost.Geometry is accepted with several contingencies. They should be
> solved before inclusion. This takes time. Documentation has to be updated.
> It is, as far as I understand, "normal" that there are several months
> between acceptance and incorporation. Sometimes even years (switch library).
> UUID, included now for the first time, was accepted in January 2009.
> RangeEx, accepted in March, is not yet included (alas, we want to use it!).
> (All dates as far as I remember, didn't check them)
> We're working on the library, I don't hope it will take us that long, but
> 1.42 was not feasable at all. I hope 1.43 but even that is already coming
> Regards, Barend
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