Subject: Re: [boost] Your Boost Needs You!
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-30 17:02:38
On 12/30/2010 7:07 AM, John Maddock wrote:
> There's been a lot of discussion lately about improving participation in
> Boost, this is a call to arms for a *small* initial experiment which I
> hope will grow into something bigger, perhaps after some tweaking to the
> initial experiment. The aim is to merge the ideas put forward for a
> Boost Guild, with mine for a roving hit squad to tackle neglected
> libraries. It goes like this:
> * Someone, lets call him a manager/mentor/maintainer puts forward a
> library that has a large number of open tickets against it and which
> maybe hasn't seen maintenance in some time.
> * The manager creates a copy of that library in the sandbox for folks to
> work on.
Why not just branch the library in the main Boost area and then give
access to anybody you want to work on it to there ? Is not that what
branches in SVN is all about. Copying to the sandbox seems unnecessary.
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