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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] C++ herd proposal
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2005 01:47:26
Message-Id: 20050917024537.74c60871@snowdrop.home
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] C++ herd proposal by Mark Loeser
1 On Fri, 16 Sep 2005 18:20:57 -0400 Mark Loeser <halcy0n@g.o>
2 wrote:
3 | Since we currently have language herds for other languages such as
4 | Ada, Perl, and Java, I don't think C++ should be any different.
5 | There are currently many packages in the tree that are C++ libraries
6 | or utilities that are no-herd and are actively maintained, and there
7 | are probably some that have just been sitting around rotting. With
8 | the creation of a C++ herd, there would be a team that could support
9 | these packages, instead of a single maintainer, if the package has
10 | one. Below is a list of all of the packages that I believe would
11 | qualify as falling under this herd. If you see your name in the
12 | following list, I'd especially like to hear from you. Names with a
13 | '?' next to them are packages that had no metadata and I guessed from
14 | the changelog who the maintainer is. I would also like to see many of
15 | them, if not all, moved to the dev-cpp
16 | category:
18 I use some of those. Count me in, so long as I don't ever have to touch
19 the hideous monstrosity that is boost...
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