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Subject: Re: [boost] Bug sprint aftermath questions.
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-07 00:12:40

on Tue Jun 09 2009, Jeffrey Bosboom <> wrote:

> Vicente Botet Escriba wrote:
>> joel-75 wrote:
>>>> * There's still several tickets that have patches waiting to be applied.
>>> Problem is that it seems some lib maintainer are just not around anymore.
>> I agree. It is not very encouraging to try to solve issues, add tests, post
>> patches when the maintainer is just ignoring them.
>> Vicente
> I think the solution might be to have a process where libraries that
> sit unmaintained for some period of time can be adopted by someone
> else. (Not that people necessarily want to do maintain someone's
> library, but if someone using the library is applying patches on their
> local copy anyway, maybe they'd like to be the maintainer.)

That actually has happened in the past; I'd like to formalize that

Dave Abrahams
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