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Subject: Re: [boost] [review] [Local] Review Result - ACCEPTED
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-13 05:50:18

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Robert
> Ramey
> Sent: Monday, December 12, 2011 6:58 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Cc: boost-users_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [review] [Local] Review Result - ACCEPTED
> Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. wrote:
> > Local is ACCEPTED into Boost.
> > Finally, really big thanks to everyone for participating in the review
> > and ancillary discussions. I attempted to be as transparent as
> > possible in outlining the rationale for my decision above, but if you
> > have any further questions, do not hesitate to ask.
> >
> > - Jeff, Review Manager for Local
> The explanation of the decision illustrates the strength of the boost review process.
> I makes clear why the process is not and cannot be strictly democratic - one man/one vote and all
> disparate and conflicting factors which have to be taken into account to get the "best" or most
> decision.

Absolutely right - the reviewers (often difficult) task is to *weight the reviews* - not just to
count. Importance of reviews varies very widely from the key expert's considered opinion to the
trivially informed comment.

Good job done.


Paul A. Bristow,
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