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
I don't know what you mean by "would not be as important."
-- Dave Abrahams Boost Consulting www.boost-consulting.com
Boost list run by bdawes at acm.org, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk