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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Moving beyond arm waving?
From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-03 22:08:06

> Oh fun. So, "a few of us", who are not really identified and whose level
> of participation in Boost development is therefore unknown, are apparently
> are trying to force various changes are result of off-list discussion?
> The history of this discussion seem to go like this:
> - Some folks proposed switch to git, and found some opposition, and no
> consensus was reached.
> - Beman suggests to play with git, using one library. That seems OK.
> - Suddenly, folks are starting to discuss various details as if switch
> to git is already decided.
> - Then, folks start to discuss modularization as if it's already planned,
> despite there been different opinions whether it's needed, and how
> exactly it's needed.
> - Then, obviously my favourite, it's proposed to switch to CMake in
> the same big bang, despite the fact that no discussion about that
> ever happened.
> It looks like either:
> - there's some hidden play going on
> - somebody is trying to just sneak his changes without discussion, either
> by just doing them, or by talking about them as if they are certain
> until everybody starts to believe that.
> What's going on?

I second that question.
Volodya, let me say that I'm deeply troubled about this and that I share
your concerns.

Regards Hartmut

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