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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.50.0] RELEASE BRANCH REOPENED
From: lcaminiti (lorcaminiti_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-23 08:12:57

Olaf van der Spek-3 wrote
> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 1:54 PM, lcaminiti <lorcaminiti@> wrote:
>> Olaf van der Spek-3 wrote
>>> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 3:25 AM, lcaminiti <lorcaminiti@> wrote:
>>>> It would be for ScopeExit, LocalFunction, OverloadedFunction, and
>>>> IdentityType because these libraries have been ready for a while
>>>> (regression
>>>> tested on all compilers, reviewed by managers and other library
>>>> authors,
>>>> etc). I didn't merge them into release simply because I was think I
>>>> still
>>>> had time and I had been busy at work in the last 2 weeks (I and Vicente
>>>> asked for a 1.50 release date a few times more than 3 weeks ago but got
>>>> no
>>>> answer, not the release was closed the same day it was announced). I
>>>> put
>>>> a
>>>> lot of effort into getting these libraries ready, they are ready, not
>>>> to
>>>> include them in 1.50 because of a miss-communication invalidates a
>>>> large
>>>> part of the effort I put into developing and testing this libraries...
>>> Isn't that exaggerated? They could go into 1.51.
>> My point is that a truly put a lot of effort to meet the 1.50 target and
>> that is slipping away for miss-communication, which is rather
>> unfortunate.
> Yes, the communication is bad. But the target for major merges is the
> begin of the release cycle, not the end.

It's OK, I guess. While I read all the guidelines on the Boost site, I'm
just left with learning the process the hard way :) If when Vicente and I
asked for a release date 3+ weeks ago someone had said "don't know when
we'll close release but your new libs should be merged ASAP because you
already passed the begin of the release cycle time", that would have at
least hinted the current situation and I'd have taken appropriate actions...
Getting no reply instead, gave me no clue.


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