Date: 2002-05-01 08:25:12
> From: David Abrahams [mailto:david.abrahams_at_[hidden]]
> Heh, thanks a lot!
Sorry 'bout that stab in the back :-)
> Unfortunately, none of us can accept that burden. The boost moderators
> are already overwhelmed to the point that Boost is in danger
> of becoming
> a victim of its own success. There simply aren't enough of us who can
> devote enough time to keep everything working smoothly. One outcome of
> the Boost meeting in Curacao was a consensus that we need
> more community
> participation in Boost's administration. I think the way to go is to
> designate some specific jobs and accept volunteers.
Sounds very reasonable, and FWIW, your work does not go unnoticed!
> The most obvious job I can think of in light of this discussion is a
> "maintenance nanny": this person would keep track of submitted patches
> and make sure someone is responding to them. This person
> should also be
> responsible for keeping track of who is each library's maintainer,
> reassigning maintenance duties if that person disappears, and keeping
> the web pages listing of maintainers up-to-date.
Well, even with the risk of being called "The nanny" for the rest of my
life, I hereby volunteer...
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