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Subject: Re: [boost] [string_algo] New Maintainer
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-26 12:06:40

On Dec 25, 2011, at 12:46 AM, Pavol Droba wrote:

> Hello,
> On Mon, 19 Dec 2011 23:40:26 +0100, Pavol Droba <droba_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> On Dec 18, 2011, at 12:18 PM, Pavol Droba wrote:
>>>> 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 itself.
>> I'm definitely not against.
> It seems that all that might be interested have already spoken. Base on this
> rather small interest, I think that it might be best to go the way that you have proposed.
> I like the idea of possible integration with Boost.Algorihtm, the bigger library might
> take better attention.
> So from this point, you have my blessings.

Thank you!

And in my first official act as the Boost.StringAlgo maintainer, I would like to announce …. that there will be no major changes for 1.49 ;-)

I'll be looking at the tickets later this week.

-- Marshall

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