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Subject: Re: [boost] Bug sprint aftermath questions.
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-07 04:52:11

>> Small question possibly big discussion. Do all libraries need a
>> specific maintainer?
> I agree. As much as things like ASIO, thread and other high-end
> libraries requiring expertise need to be followed by experts, othere
> like numeric or such may be handed to knowledgeable people but not
> necessary to the original author.

It helps if there is at least nominally a formal maintainer to:

* Handle bug reports for that library.
* Keep track of regression reports for that library (for example check it's
status when new compilers are released and get tested).
* Handle merging changes to the release branch once they are stable.


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