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Subject: Re: [boost] Improving review process
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-13 13:15:47

Tim Blechmann wrote:

>> - A library can only be added in the review schedule if the author has time in
>> near future to have a review, where near future is, say, 3 months.
> well, it would be great if the review would actually happen within a time frame
> of 3 months. unfortunately, it is a bit different in reality: the boost.lockfree
> library is on the review queue for more than a year. with 6 reviews per year
> (like in 2010) and 15 libraries earlier in the queue, i don't expect a review to
> happen before 2013. in a way, this is kind of nice since the dependency to
> boost.atomic (c++0x-atomics for c++-98) will hopefully be obsolete since
> compilers may already be reasonably c++0x-compliant.
> so a time frame of 3 months is probably more a time frame of 3 years :/

I am not suggesting that any newly submitted library can possibly be reviewed in
3 months. I am just suggesting that if a review manager is set, then the date
is also set within next 3 months to avoid having a library in the limbo state.

Vladimir Prus
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