[review][beast] Review of Beast starts today : July 1 - July 10
The formal review of Vinnie Falco’s Beast library will take place from
July 1 through July 10, 2017.
Please consider participating in this review. The success of Boost is
partially a result of the quality review process which is conducted by
the community. You are part of the Boost community. I will be grateful
to receive a review based on whatever level of effort or time you can
Beast is a C++ header-only library serving as a foundation for writing
interoperable networking libraries by providing low-level HTTP/1,
WebSocket, and networking protocol vocabulary types and algorithms using
the consistent asynchronous model of Boost.Asio.
Beast is designed for:
* Symmetry: Algorithms are role-agnostic; build clients, servers, or
* Ease of Use: Boost.Asio users will immediately understand Beast.
* Flexibility: Users make the important decisions such as buffer or
* Performance: Build applications handling thousands of connections
* Basis for Further Abstraction: Components are well-suited for
A branch has been made for the review. You can find Beast for review at
Please provide in your review whatever information you think is valuable
to understand your final choice of ACCEPT or REJECT including Beast as a
Boost library. Please be explicit about your decision.
Some other questions you might want to consider answering:
- What is your evaluation of the design?
- What is your evaluation of the implementation?
- What is your evaluation of the documentation?
- What is your evaluation of the potential usefulness of the library?
- Did you try to use the library? With which compiler(s)? Did you
have any problems?
- How much effort did you put into your evaluation? A glance? A quick
reading? In-depth study?
- Are you knowledgeable about the problem domain?