Subject: Re: [boost] Improving review process
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-13 16:33:07
Dave Abrahams wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 8:57 AM, Stewart, Robert
> <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Vladimir Prus wrote:
> >> Recently, there were various comments about current review
> >> process, and its possible improvements. However, I wanted to
> >> start with a small point.
> >> Looking at:
> >> http://www.boost.org/community/review_schedule.html
> >> it seems that a few libraries have a review manager assigned,
> >> but there's no date. This means that:
> >> - It looks like our review schedule is full, because the item
> >> is there, and
> >> - It prevents anybody to volunteer as review manager for such
> >> library.
[snip my replies suggesting additional tables about tentative review managers, etc.]
> I don't think that information has any public value in the
> context of a review queue.
The information I sought is captured, less succinctly, in <https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/wiki/ReviewScheduleLibraries>. I hadn't realized there was such a page in the Wiki. You are right that the Review Wizards should only have to manage current and likely review candidates on the reviews queue.
Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP http://www.sig.com
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