Subject: Re: [boost] Bug-fix volunteers: risks, downsides?
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-29 14:49:08
On 29/10/10 15:28, Jim Bell wrote:
> To round out the discussion...
> What risks or downsides would there be to recruiting a little legion
> of bug-fix volunteers and turning them loose on the tickets and/or
> regression matrix?
Boost is complex and sets very high requirements.
Volunteers risk that they may not be able to cut the mustard
(having some GSoC experiences in mind). Thus, potential of dropped and
unfinished tasks may be high. The Boost team may find it challenging to
find resources to mentor during the process.
-- Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net Charter Member of OSGeo, http://osgeo.org Member of ACCU, http://accu.org