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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.37.0][date-time] Breaking the log jam
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-30 09:02:06

I agree with your plan. Is jeff at least available enough to approve
this idea too?

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On Oct 30, 2008, at 7:16 AM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Andrey Semashev has pulled together a number of patches to address
> backed-up date-time tickets. He has tested them on Linux and
> Windows. The arrangement was that Jeff Garland would look them over,
> but Jeff just isn't finding the time to do that.
> I've taken a look at a few of the proposed fixes. Without knowing
> anything about date-time, these seem like problems that really
> should have been fixed some time ago.The proposed patches I looked
> at seemed fine. So I think it is important we break the log jam.
> Proposal:
> * We give Andrey write permission.
> * He starts moving these fixes into trunk right away.
> * Anyone who cares about data-time watch the commits carefully, and
> discuss any issues with Andrey.
> * Once Andrey is satisfied with trunk test results, he asks
> permission to merge to release.
> * Unless there has been undue delay or issues have come up, we will
> give permission for this release.
> * I'm willing to hold the release a few days; in aggregate this is
> an important set of overdue fixes to a major library so I'd like to
> see them go in this release.
> Comments?
> --Beman
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