Subject: Re: [boost] [logo] Boost logo variants for use in unofficial or unreleased boost documentation - was C++ Networking Library Release 0.5
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-03 06:49:58
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> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On
> Patrick Horgan
> Sent: Tuesday, February 02, 2010 6:37 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [logo] Boost logo variants for use in unofficial or
> documentation - was C++ Networking Library Release 0.5
> Thomas Klimpel wrote:
> > Then we need a "Developing For" or equivalent logo in addition, because
> seems to be reserved for the review queue. I would be also OK with this. I
just tried to
> come closer to a final agreement. (So I was agreeing with Patrick, and
> out what it means in my specific case.)
> But before it gets on the review queue, it doesn't really have an association
I disagree strongly with this. Stuff in SVN *does* have an association with
We need to have a way of saying that this is "Hoping to be proposed for review
An important part of the review process, IMO, is getting a user base - this is
where the bugs get flushed out, and the unpopular design decisions flagged up.
To leave it all to a final review is far too late. (It often leads to
rejection, sometimes improvement and re-submission, but all too often, loss of
This is why I long argued for a formal "Not accepted, Under development and
worth giving a try but don't count on it too much yet" status.
A different logo (Developing for Boost? Candidate for Boost? Development for
Boost? Prototype for Boost? RFC for Boost? ) would provide this. Perhaps we
still haven't got the right words yet?
We also need a way to encourage users to try developing stuff - and give their
feedback. This is how things get refined.
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