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Subject: Re: [boost] C++ Networking Library Release 0.5
From: Dean Michael Berris (mikhailberis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-29 19:57:05

On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 8:44 AM, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Would it be possible for some one to craft a logo which has the word
> "Proposed" plastered over the normal boost logo.  This would better
> communicate the true intention.  That this a library which is intended to
> become part of boost, but which hasn't been officially accepted yet.

I'd love to get my hands on something like that.

> It's my view that the usage of the normal boost logo diminishes the
> accomplishment of those who have actually managed to get their libraries
> over the very high bar of boost review. It also makes the author is trying
> to use the boost logo to add credibility to a work which hasn't yet achieved
> it.  I feel that making this special logo for situations like this would be
> a good compromise. When the library is accepted, it's trivial to change that
> logo to the officially accepted one.

I agree. There is no intention to mislead anybody here, we just copied
over the boost logo that came with the boost distribution with the
full intention of putting something there that said "proposed".
Apparently my co-maintainer and I have overlooked this for quite a
while already -- and this the first time we've hosted the
documentation publicly.

I'll note your objection and hopefully I'll be able to correct this
situation soon enough.

Thanks for the feedback Robert!

Dean Michael Berris | | |

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