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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-27 20:42:09

Greg Reese wrote:
>> Anyway, that being said, I hope people would join in the discussion
>> rather than simply forward their reviews and ask for a private
>> discussion through an email address. I think that's not the way
>> the Boost culture works.
> Things are not as nefarious as they seem. I was not asking for a private
> discussion and am happy to have my review made public but was foiled by a
> technical glitch. (Or perhaps, since this was my first Boost post, it was a
> user error...) I joined the Boost developers' list and submitted my review to
> it on Friday the 13th. (Hmm, could this be the problem?) I received an email
> confirming my submission and saying that my email
>> > Please always explicitly state in your review, whether you think the
>> > library should be accepted into Boost.
> My bad. I answered all of the bulleted questions in the review announcement,
> but missed this other, more important question. My answer is: yes, GIL should
> be included in Boost.
>>> If there are questions, I can contacted at:
>>> reesegj at
>> Very interesting perspective!
> I thought the reviews just went to the authors and was actually trying to help
> them out by volunteering to answer any questions they had about what I said. I
> didn't realize the reviews were posted on the list and discussed by the whole
> community. Now I know.
> Again, I apologize for my procedural breaches - I was a Boost-list virgin. I
> will now keep tabs on this thread for a little while and post responses, this
> time publicly!

Thank you very much for the clarification. Certainly I misunderstood
and I apologize too for that. Your review was very enlightening and


Joel de Guzman

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