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

on Tue Jun 05 2007, Jody Hagins <> wrote:

> On Tue, 05 Jun 2007 19:04:35 +0200
> Sebastian Redl <sebastian.redl_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> 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
> That's a good point.
> I've volunteered three times. I even volunteered to be a co-manager so
> I could learn the "behind the scenes" requirements. I never received a
> reason why I was not picked. I figured it was because I am not
> considered an "active boost member." Or maybe I have offended too many
> people in the past... or I have demonstrated too much ignorance on one
> or more topics... or, gasp, could it be, someone else was more
> qualified ;-)
> In any event, after the third silent rejection, with no explanation, I
> "got the message," and stopped volunteering.

That's a real shame.

> The review manager does have a fair amount of authority, especially in
> reviews which are not clear cut one way or another. So, it can't just
> be given to anyone who asks... though maybe there should be some
> explanation given to those who are not picked, and maybe some kind of
> "training roadmap" provided for those interested.

Great ideas.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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