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Subject: Re: [boost] [random] seeding with arbitrary integers
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-23 10:31:11

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On
Behalf Of
> Robert Ramey
> Sent: Friday, October 23, 2009 3:46 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [random] seeding with arbitrary integers
> Paul A. Bristow wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> > So I repeat my view that we need a two stage acceptance process.
> >
> > First that the library is fundamentally acceptable, and second that
> > cosmetic aspects and documentation are good enough.
> I don't see this a real change. A tiny incremental change
> in the review process can address this.
> a) review
> b) acceptance
> This almost always conditional on some more work being done.
> At this point the author can check into the trunk etc.
> c) library is merged into release branch ONLY when
> the original review manager certifies that it's done.

Sounds better to me.

And improvements to the documentation toolchain (& its documentation!) are
probably even more important.


Paul A. Bristow
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