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Subject: Re: [boost] C++ Standards Committee membership for Boost?
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-10 11:35:41

On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 11:11 AM, Klaim - Joël Lamotte
<mjklaim_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 11:49 PM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> My definition of a "Booster" is anyone who has been participating in
>> Boost, and the admittedly vague definition of "participating" is very
>> broad, and goes far beyond library authors.
> Wouldn't it be a problem for the C++ commitee?
> My understanding it that the mailing list is voluntarily kept closed to
> avoid
> a lot of problem like trolling or out-of-scope subjects that occur
> naturally in
> open communities (even boost). I might be wrong, I didn't read any official
> info about this.
> But allowing this large definition of boosters to be able to mail the
> C++ committee mailing list
> would then open a breach for them, wouldn't it?

Don't worry. Anyone who is disruptive will get kicked off the
committee reflectors. There is a very close, personal, relationship
between the committee's officers and Boost's key people that goes back
many years. We know how to make it work:-)


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