Subject: Re: [boost] Unmaintained libraries (Was: 5 Observations - My experience with the boost libraries)
From: Tom Brinkman (reportbase2007_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-25 04:52:02
Yes, yes. Do that. Propose that to group.
On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 12:23 AM, Fabio Fracassi <f.fracassi_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Edward Diener wrote:
>> On 3/24/2010 6:02 PM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> more likely that bugs will be fixed. I think we need to have an official
>>> "it's ok to apply patches everywhere" policy more than anything else.
>> Has the fixing of bugs in the manner you cite above worked so far ? (
>> rhetorical question )
> It does for most other big open source projects. Boost is IMVHO a bit overly
> courteous to the maintainer/author, which as a result means that there are
> fewer "junior maintainers".
>> Aside from bugs being fixed or doc being updated, what happens when people
>> request changes to be made, whether additions or updates to the current
>> functionality ?
> Do it with fast ad hoc review, but with reversed sign, if nobody objects its
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