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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-03 11:10:06

on Fri Aug 03 2007, David Abrahams <> wrote:

>> Frankly, I think this whole approach of "fixing the process" is
>> wrongheaded. We're in this mess because our *tools* are broken, not
>> our *process*. Lots of other projects, many larger than Boost, work
>> perfectly well with the same or similar processes because their tools
>> work better.
> I'm 100% convinced the tools are broken. I'm only about 50% convinced
> that the process isn't (or is, if you prefer) broken.

And let me add, on that basis I will spend any energy I have on fixing
tools and resist any major changes of process until we have experience
with the fixed tools. Changes lead to churn and we should minimize

Dave Abrahams
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