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Subject: Re: [boost] Library Maintainence - was 5 Observations ....
From: Jonathan Franklin (franklin.jonathan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-25 11:35:14

On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 10:25 AM, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Paul A. Bristow wrote:
>> If the maintainer appears missing (on holiday even), I'd favour
>> quicker patching of bugs, after some discussion seeking agreement -
>> or veto.
> In summary, many of the proposed "bug fixes" are not bugs but something
> else and the proponent doesn't understand this.

I think this would be dealt with adequately by a "non-missing"
maintainer (e.g. responsive), who would close out, or reclassify the
nonsensical tickets.

I believe the key here is the lack of responsiveness by the maintainer.


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