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Subject: Re: [boost] [Guild] Getting volunteers' changes back to trunk
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-12 15:56:28

At Fri, 12 Nov 2010 13:52:35 -0600,
Rene Rivera wrote:
> The problem I see is that funneling through a small pipeline of
> maintainers that do the commits doesn't solve the problem of getting
> patches applied. It just prolongs the current bottlenecks to a
> different set of people.

Yep, that's an issue.

> And I would hate to be one of those people given the likely huge
> workload in doing the commits. The most likely outcome of such a
> structure would be either: patches slowing to a crawl like now as
> maintainers don't have the time, or all patches get accepted as
> maintainers are overwhelmed and avoid doing full reviews. Neither of
> which is a desired outcome.

So what do you suggest as an alternative? I guess I'd better read
that earlier message.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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