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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-27 15:35:15

"Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I think there are 2 factors here. One is that we have been reviewing and
> accepting a large number of libraries recently. So, many of these have been
> accepted in the last couple months. The other thing that seems to be a
> pattern is that libraries get accepted, then authors get a list of changes to
> make. If they get busy it often takes months to get these done and then
> finally they check into CVS. So a release tends to trigger the evaluation of
> anything that is in that multi-month pipeline.

Should we have accepted libraries checked in immediately (on a branch,
maybe?), and then only added to the libs page when the authors
deem them ready?

If they're checked in on the trunk they can even get the benefit of
regression testing while the authors whip them into shape.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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