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Subject: Re: [boost] Your Boost Needs You!
From: Michael Caisse (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-30 17:19:45

On 12/30/2010 02:02 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> 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.

The sandbox is in svn now and a copy in svn is the same as a branch.

Michael Caisse
Object Modeling Designs

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