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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" <> 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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