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Subject: Re: [boost] Breaking existing libraries
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-21 13:25:10

on Fri Nov 21 2008, "vicente.botet" <> wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]>
> To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
> Sent: Friday, November 21, 2008 6:23 PM
> Subject: Re: [boost] Breaking existing libraries
>> on Fri Nov 21 2008, "vicente.botet" <> wrote:
>>> I'm not sure a page of library maintenance guidelines on the wiki will
>>> address all the issues reported by Tom. Anyway, I would like to try
>>> it.
>>> Can I get permission for the wiki to start this Maintenace Guidelines
>>> page. As my english is incorrect and not very rich I expect from
>>> others to make the necessary corrections and improvements.
>> Thanks Vincente! It looks like someone gave you write permission already.
> Oh, I didn't know that. If permissions to the track system implies
> permissions on the wiki, then I should have them.

It's the Trac wiki I'm referring to.

> Because we are talking of Maintenace, Evolution, ... I would like to
> know first which are the current criteria for acceptance of library
> modifications, in order to make a clear difference on what *must* be
> done and what *could* be done. Can some one point me to some written
> document?

There are no set criteria. All modifications are at the discretion of
the library maintainer.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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