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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-06 16:15:31

on Tue Jun 05 2007, Sebastian Redl <> wrote:

> Jake Voytko wrote:
>> It looks to me like the "trainee review managers" idea is similar to
>> the current practice, as per the following page:
>> It looks like the bar for being a review manager is fairly low so long
>> as you are knowledgeable in the field. All of the steps in the duties
>> of the review manager seem simple and straightforward (just time
>> consuming!). The "Review Wizards" appear like they are in place to
>> help out the managers with questions about process, etc.
> I think the operative term here is "active boost member". What is an
> active Boost member? Is it someone who has submitted and is maintaining
> a Boost library? Is it someone who actively helps out in diagnosing
> problems, enhancing libraries and so on? Or is it someone who simply
> participates in one or more of the mailing lists and has collected
> experience that way?
> For example, I've been on this list for a year and a half. I have
> participated in reviews, have helped people out with their problems. I
> have not fixed any bugs or contributed enhancements. Do I qualify as an
> "active boost member"?

It's intentionally vague, to give the review wizards some leeway to
use their own best judgement.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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