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Subject: Available C++ Libraries FAQ

This article was archived around: 21 May 2006 04:22:58 GMT

All FAQs in Directory: C++-faq/libraries
All FAQs posted in: comp.lang.c++
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Archive-name: C++-faq/libraries/part1 Comp-lang-c++-archive-name: C++-faq/libraries/part1
Available C++ Libraries FAQ =========================== Introduction ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dos and don'ts - (Mostly don'ts) - Do not reply to the posting of this list in the newsgroup, quoting the entire text. I get an average of one mail like this per month, which I have to pay to download. - Do not send me mail asking for help with your programming - unless you are willing to pay my normal daily rate for consultancy. Free advice is available from Usenet newsgroups like comp.lang.c++. - Do not send me mail asking if there is a library to do a particular task. All the libraries I know about are in this list. - I do not actually have copies of the libraries in the list. I do not evaluate the libraries in the list, I just collect together information sent in by the authors or others. So it's no use asking me how good a particular library is, or, indeed, anything about them that isn't already in the list. - If you want me to include your library in the list, send in a submission. Do not just send in a URL, and expect me to pay to connect to the Internet, download your Web page(s) and summarise them. That's your job. Due to the increasing size of this list, and problems with updating the automatic poster at rtfm.mit.edu, the full list is now only available on the Web (at "http://www.trumphurst.com/cpplibs/" and "http://purl.oclc.org/NET/C++Libraries"). Only this pointer is now submitted to comp.lang.c++ and news.answers, and is available for public ftp (along with all the other Usenet FAQ lists) at rtfm.mit.edu (, in file pub/usenet-by-group/comp.lang.c++/C++-faq/libraries/part1). Rtfm.mit.edu also has a mail server - send a mail message containing "usenet-by-group/comp.answers/C++-faq/libraries/part1" to mail-server@rtfm.mit.edu. If you want to find out more about the mail server, send a message to it containing "help". Marshall Cline's C++ FAQ should also be available from rtfm - the files are called _posting_#1_4, _posting_#2_4, _posting_#3_4 and _posting_#4_4, and they are in directory pub/usenet-by-group/comp.lang.c++/. Marshall tells me that rtfm often has an old copy, and that the latest copy is always available on his <a href="http://www.parashift.com/c++-faq-lite/">Web page. Please mail comments, criticisms, additions and amendments to me at cpplibs@trumphurst.com. However, please DO NOT mail me with requests for assistance in finding files mentioned in the list. I am unable to provide such a service. Definite information such as "file xyz is no longer at site xxx" IS welcome - even better if you can tell me an alternative site where it can be found. If you are new to the Internet, try to find out about tools such as archie, whois, www, gopher etc. I recommend the newsgroups "news.announce.newusers" and "news.answers" for starters. See also the Web "roadmap" to such services listed below. Web version of the list http://www.trumphurst.com/cpplibs/ A Web form to add your submission to the list http://www.trumphurst.com/cppsub.html Mail a submission to the list cpplibs@trumphurst.com C++ directory at rtfm ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet-by-group/comp.lang.c++/ Newsgroup for C++ learners alt.comp.lang.learn.c-c++ Main C++ newsgroup comp.lang.c++ Trumphurst Home Page http://www.trumphurst.com/ -- Nikki Locke, Trumphurst Ltd. PC & Unix consultancy & programming nikki@trumphurst.com http://www.trumphurst.com/