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Subject: Re: [boost] [string_algo] New Maintainer
From: Pavol Droba (droba_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-19 17:40:26


On Mon, 19 Dec 2011 01:19:16 +0100, Marshall Clow <mclow.lists_at_[hidden]>

> On Dec 18, 2011, at 12:18 PM, Pavol Droba wrote:
>> Dear Boosters,
>> After a careful consideration I finally realized that I can no long act
>> as
>> a maintainer for String Algorithms Library. I simply don't have the
>> required time
>> and I thinks that the library deserves at least development.
>> Therefore I would like to call for a volunteer(s) who would like to
>> take String Algorithm
>> library further.
>> I will still be available for consultations or any such assistance if
>> required.
>> Hopefully I will be also able to contribute a bit if my situation
>> changes.
>> Now, I don't really know if there is an official process for this kind
>> of shift.
>> I would be nice if potential volunteers would send a few words about
>> the future
>> direction they would take. A community can make a decision then.
> Well, I haven't thought much about future directions, but it seems to me
> that the string algorithms
> would find a nice home in the Boost.Algorithm library (assuming it gets
> approved).
> In that case, I would be happy to take over maintenance.

Personally I consider this to be quite an interesting idea regardless of
who will
be maintainer.
Unified Algorithm library was an idea that predates the StringAlgo library

I'm definitely not against.


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