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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-users] tweaking the review process
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-18 19:46:47

on Wed Dec 17 2008, Fabio Fracassi <> wrote:

> David Abrahams schrieb:
>> on Mon Dec 15 2008, John Phillips <> wrote:
> [...]
>>> I don't know if I was the first to do this, but I have done it. Looking at the
>>> current contents of the instructions to review managers, either they have changed
>>> since I started managing reviews or I somehow hallucinated extra words to add the
> user
>>> list to the lists that should receive an announcement of the review.
>> An announcement is one thing; instructing people to post their reviews
>> in the same list is a different thing entirely.
> You don't have to, it happens almost automatically if you are not
> careful. Many people write their Review as a reply to the original
> announcement, and if you are not extra careful to remove the user list
> from the recipients your review gets send to both lists.

The poster of the announcement should make it clear how to post a
review. I never liked the idea of reviews showing up in the list with
the subject "Review period for Boost.XXXX begins today" anyway. Also
s/he can set the Reply-To: field.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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