From: Greg Colvin (greg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-31 15:34:58
On Aug 8, 2007, at 7:39 AM, David Abrahams wrote:
> on Tue Aug 07 2007, "Peter Dimov" <pdimov-AT-pdimov.com> wrote:
>> Finally, a philosophical point.
>> I'm slowly coming to the realization that the problem we're having
>> is not
>> caused by lack of process or lack of tools. It's caused by the
>> fact that
>> release management (at this point) is a full time job.
> Philosophical? Sounds entirely practical to me.
> Peter, with all due respect (and much is due), "no duh!" The question
> is, what makes it a full time job?
A few things come to mind, belatedly.
It's a big job, because Boost is a big collection of libraries.
It's a hard job, involving cat herding and code herding.
It's not the kind of job that many eyeballs make shallow.
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