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From: Doug Gregor (dgregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-05 09:01:55

On Nov 5, 2004, at 8:44 AM, Erik Wien wrote:

> Doug Gregor wrote:
>> Interestingly enough, at the Boost workshop at OOPSLA last week we
>> discussed doing this for anyone bringing their first library up for
>> review. A mentorship program, so to speak, where seasoned Boosters
>> would
>> help navigate the review process in the hope of bringing more
>> libraries up
>> to formal review.
> Interesting. Would such a "mentor" be available throughout the
> development
> process, or would this only be for the last push towards the review?

I'm not sure... it probably depends on the mentor:submitter ratio, but
longer would be better. The moderators will probably discuss the
specifics off-list and we'll come to the group with a fully-baked
proposal in the near future.

>> Here is one question for you, however: do you think that this "contact
>> person" needs to have solid knowledge of Unicode to be helpful for
>> you?
> Not necessarily. I'm not quite sure as of yet what being our contact
> person
> would imply (waiting for a response from HiG), so I can't say for
> sure, but
> me asking for a contact person is basically to keep my college happy!
> ;) I
> highly doubt we will be doing any development in collaboration with
> that
> person specifically, but rather the entire community, so strictly
> speaking,
> deep knowledge of Unicode shouldn't really be required. I will get
> back to
> you on that when I know for sure though!

Well, it sounds like Eric's your man.


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