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Subject: Re: [boost] [OT] Open Source Forking and Boost (was Re: [SQL-Connectivity] Is Boost interested in CppDB?)
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-16 11:30:42

>> OK, lets get specific... care to name names?
> Ha! :D I knew this was coming at some point in this discussion.
> I don't know the names of all the maintainers, but the thing I can do
> is point out some libraries that need some of the love. From the top
> of my head, there are a number of patches that I've submitted already,
> which haven't quite made it to any Boost release as far as I know
> (some of which have been dated to like a year or so already). These
> libraries I see are:
> - Boost.Pool
> - Boost.Optional

I don't know about optional, but Boost.Pool's author hasn't been around in a
*long* time: actually it probably doesn't need much in the way of ongoing
maintenance, but a facelift would surely be in order!

> Yeah, in which case I don't think *I'm* doing enough in that front. :)

Or we've all been too busy to notice :-0

Cheers, John.

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