Subject: Re: [boost] Transfer of Maintenance Rights
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-27 03:38:10
Christian Holmquist wrote:
> On 26 March 2010 10:05, Rutger ter Borg <rutger_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Christian Holmquist wrote:
>>> Which libraries are in the state of no maintainer and how serious are
>>> their bug lists at this moment?
>> I guess there's a difference between "no maintainer" and
>> "unmaintained"/"needs more attention".
> Nit pickings aside, what is the immediate problem? This whole thread seems
> very theoretical to me. A lot of energy put into it from many people, that
> maybe could be used to improve the current state of affairs instead (i.e. by
> fixing bugs in abandoned libs)?
I think the immediate problem is this report of number of open tickets
Some of those issues are surely bugs that happen only on VAX machines, or
misuses of library, or features only submitter wants, but when a library
has 70, or 50, or 40 it still sounds too much.
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