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From: Gennaro Prota (gennaro_prota_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-18 09:56:10

On Wed, 18 Sep 2002 10:23:33 -0400, Chris Little <cslittle_at_[hidden]>

>on 9/18/02 9:42 AM, Gennaro Prota at gennaro_prota_at_[hidden] wrote:
>> On Wed, 18 Sep 2002 15:33:41 +0300, "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]>
>> wrote:
>>> From: "Gennaro Prota" <gennaro_prota_at_[hidden]>
>>>> Yes, but what's the difference between something being in a release
>>>> and something being, say, in the CVS?
>>> Accessibility to the general public. Busy professionals (committee members
>>> in particular) typically don't have the time to fiddle with CVS.
>> Gulp! With WebCVS?
>> Genny.
>Busy professionals don't have time to deal with that either. This isn't a
>case of people not knowing how to use the tools, it is strictly courtesy and
>good time management. As is true in most things, it should be up to the
>presenter of a proposal to distribute the information not the recipients to
>do work to retrieve it.

Either you are kidding or you have never used WebCVS. It's exactly the
same than going to any web address. If picking the files from the Web
is too much time then I think the author of the proposal could
distribute it to the members, but I don't see why the boost library
should do a release for that reason. You are free to release any time
you want to, of course, but you should admit that one feels a little
teased at hearing these motivations.


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