From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-23 23:28:28
Then let's have a 1-week period starting today during which posts with the
title "Active Files" will be accepted, denoting active materials. All other
files will be archived by a moderator in case someone is, say, on vacation
right now and can't respond.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>; <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2001 9:34 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] Link to list archive for nonmember?
> At 08:58 PM 3/23/2001, David Abrahams wrote:
> >We could change the Messages setting to Public (anyone, including
> >non-members, can view messages). I don't see any reason why we
> >I'd like to give Beman and Jens a chance to object before I do this,
> >For that matter, I'd like to hear from the membership if there are any
> >objections (no need to vote in favor, yet!)
> I think the original reason for limiting it to members only was fear that
> people would think they were looking at real Boost libraries, rather than
> just work-in-process which might never turn into a library.
> It would be easy enough to try public access. We can always revert to
> "members only" if problems arise.
> Before making any change, though, we ought to have a files/vault
> house-cleaning. That is needed anyhow. I think for many files Yahoo lost
> the ownership at some point, so the moderators will have to do the
> on those.
> It might also be useful to add a "README" file that says in effect that
> these files are working documents which may never see the light of day as
> Boost libraries.
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