Subject: Re: [boost] Updating the Boost Review Process Was: [GGL] Bost.Polygon (GTL) vs GGL - rationale
From: Simonson, Lucanus J (lucanus.j.simonson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-18 13:57:25
> It is obvious that the GTL author and the reviewer had close ties, as
> clearly acknowledged in the GTL paper. I assume these were just email
> discussions but please confirm there were no business ties, just to be
> 100% clear !!!
> Again, yes, the reviewer is an expert in the field but not in the
> other application domain (GIS) that was of interest to reviewers.
> Otherwise the feedback would not have been so directed to one of the
> libraries vs the other.
To be 100% clear I find your behavior inappropriate and unprofessional.
I acknowledged Fernando in my GTL paper because helped edit the paper and for the advice he gave on this list about design and implementation. I know of no business ties between Fernando and Intel. My relationship with Fernando is limited to the public email disucssions on this list and private email discussions about publishing my work and review of my library. My understanding is that Fernando has experience in both CAD and GIS. Your accusations do a disservice to both yourself and the people who put in volunteer effort to make boost great.
It is very rare for this list to see the kind of thoughtless behavior that is so common on the internet, and which you are now exhibiting. Fernando's reputation is his livelyhood. I don't know what your reputation is worth to you, but if you won't think of others, think of how your behavior reflects upon yourself.
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