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Subject: Re: [boost] Transfer of Maintenance Rights
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-04-01 07:05:56

dherring_at_[hidden] wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Mar 2010, vicente.botet wrote:
> > From: "Stewart, Robert" <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]>
> >
> >> Instead, I was looking to keep the phrasing sufficiently
> >> vague to leave wiggle room based upon community perception
> >> and maintainer response when the community complains.
> >
> > I see, but I think that we need however to set some high limits.
> It is common for "parlimentary" bodies to have clauses that can be
> used to trigger debate. Such a technique might be good for boost.

That's an interesting approach.

> Pick lower bounds that seem reasonable for bugs, patches, etc.
> Maybe one month for patch resolution or bug triage, and six
> months for a "will do" bugfix. When a time limit is exceeded,
> interested users can call for new maintainership; the community
> can respond by telling them to wait, pestering the developer,
> finding a new maintainer, etc.

I'll see what I can do with the text.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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