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From: Gennaro Prota (gennaro.prota_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-20 19:22:08

Daniel James wrote:
> On 20/08/2008, Christian Larsen <contact_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> The more I read about how you manage the repository, the more I wonder why
>> you don't do like most projects I have been working with. Maybe that is what
>> you are doing, but I can't get my head around it. ;)
> [snip explanation]
> The main obstacle is testing. We need the feedback from the regression
> testing to tell if our code works on the large number of platforms and
> compilers.

I have yet to understand how testing on trunk tells if your code will
work in branches/release. But perhaps I'm just too new to the new
repository policy.

> There also doesn't seem to be anyone willing to maintain the extra
> branches or point releases. And some boost developers don't seem very
> keen on working with multiple branches. If we had a culture of shared
> code ownership, we might be able to make up for that.

What do you mean by "culture of shared code ownership"?


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