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Subject: Re: [boost] [pre-review] Pimpl submission in the review queue
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-24 15:07:29

Mostafa wrote:
> Rob Stewart wrote:
> > Mostafa wrote:
> >> Is it possible to have anonymous read-only access to it?
> >
> > If you want to use the Code Collaborator site to examine the
> > library, you must create an account.

Note that creating an account does not mean your name is added to the list of reviewers. An account, along with a URL, like <>, gives you read-only access.

> > If you wish to avoid creating an account, then you can
> > follow the link on the review schedule to the code in the
> > sandbox.

I should have said that this was the approach to take if you wanted to avoid Code Collaborator altogether. (I don't know what's possible with Crucible yet.)

> Some may just want to follow a review without necessary
> participating in one. Requiring a user account discourages
> such activity, and in my opinion, creates an artificial barrier
> to further engagement between newcomers, or even existing Boost
> watchers, and Boost, even if it is a one-sided engagement.

Do you really think creating an account with nothing but an e-mail address and password will keep anyone truly interested in a review from using the tool?

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer using std::disclaimer;
Dev Tools & Components
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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