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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-12 18:06:35

Pedro Lamarão <pedro.lamarao_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams escreveu:


>>> If the assumtion here were grounded we could just as well accept

>>> libraries directly because we trust the good jugdment of the author;

>>> but we don't, and there lies our "credibility".


>> Well, there's a "Zen of Boost" that I think you fail to appreciate

>> here. We maintain the tension between autonomy and ownership on the

>> one hand, and oversight and review on the other. It's one of the key

>> things that's made Boost successful, and I wouldn't want to change it.


> I suppose this conflict of interest

I think "conflict of interest" is the wrong phrase here, but I know

what you mean.

> would not be as important if the Boost library release process would

> separate (more frequently) bugfix releases from new features

> releases.

I don't know what you mean by "would not be as important."

Dave Abrahams
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