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Subject: Re: [boost] Infrastructure (Was: review system in place is extremely slow?)
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-25 12:39:39

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> vicente.botet wrote:
>>> I have experience with self-organised community of OSGeo
>>> Foundation (, which could
>>> be compared to Boost as domain-specific (GIS/RS/geo*) community.
>>> OSGeo accepts projects by conducting incubation process similar
>>> to Boost reviews. Shortly, there is a bunch of projects projects
>>> living under the umbrella of OSGeo. Each project gets its own
>>> instance of: - overview website at or it is a
>>> subdomain which points to project own website.
>> Currently missing in Boost.
>>> - Trac/Wiki at
>> Available on request.
>>> - SVN: at
>> Already available.
>>> - mailing lists at
>> Available on request.
> There are some concerns, actually. For example, our Trac is a bit too
> slow at times. As of recent, the amount of spam that hits
> boost-build mailing list is going through the rough, presumably due
> to no filtering.

It is indeed a disease of civilization, in general.

> Further, I don't think it's documented who I am
> supposed to talk with about those issues. And even if it were
> documented, I believe that would be a system administrator at OSL --
> and I would not be comfortable bothering a person who is already
> doing us a courtesy.
> It probably would be great if Boost had a dedicated server managed by
> a couple of folks from the active community.

FYI, OSGeo servers also live at OSL

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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