C++ Poco Projects
The POCO C++ Libraries are powerful cross-platform C++ libraries for building network- and internet-based applications that run on desktop, server, mobile, IoT, and embedded systems.Project mention: The Curse of NixOS | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-01-24
Many of the necessary fixes do end up getting pushed upstream, though, thinking especially of stuff like converting CMake projects to use the GNUInstallDirs standard, so there is a benefit to the strictness work that extends beyond even just the Nix community itself.
Of course, sometimes those kinds of changes just never get merged, for a variety of well-understood open-sourcey reasons, eg: https://github.com/pocoproject/poco/pull/3105
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