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Subject: Re: [boost] The problems with Boost development
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-19 09:53:14

Stefan Seefeld wrote:

> On 03/19/2010 04:14 AM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> Hello,
>> in a recent post, Dave listed a few things that he thinks are wrong
>> with Boost development, at present, quoting:
>> I know I'm not the first person to notice that, as Boost has grown, it
>> has become harder and harder to manage, Subversion is getting slow,
>> our issue tracker is full to overflowing, and the release process is a
>> full-time job.
>> It seems to be important, right now, to discuss whether this problems are real,
>> and what problems are most important.
> I have to admit that I'm not very fond of this attitude that focuses on
> tools, rather than process. I don't think a switch from Subversion to
> Git in itself will solve any problem.

I think that before discussing solutions, we need to figure the set of
the problems. That's why I'm trying to elicit specific list of problems,
in this thread and have a discussion about solution after --
whether independently or whenever any solutions are proposed.

- Volodya

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