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Subject: Re: [boost] How about a call for bug-fix volunteers?
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-26 12:04:11

> Library authors shouldn't have to bear the burden of bug reports for
> their libraries alone. Even maintaining their regression tests across
> all platforms isn't realistic (and isn't being done).
> So what if we try to recruit a couple helpers for each library?
> I see two avenues where we can use some volunteer help to improve
> boost's quality.
> 1. Dandelion pickers: look at failed/yellow regression tests and try to
> fix them. Volunteers could pick a platform they have access to, and try
> to work across all libraries. You might be surprised at how easy many
> are to fix.

Yes please, if anyone would like to investigate the regex or math lib
failures on those platforms I don't have access to that would be great!


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