Subject: Re: [boost] [date_time] Who is in charge?
From: Jim Bell (Jim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-07-20 09:53:01
On 7/19/2012 12:26 PM, Robert Ramey wrote:
> Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> On 07/19/2012 02:06 AM, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
>>> At present is it nobody's job (or everyone's job?) and the result is
>>> not really good enough.
>>> So if someone (or two) is willing to take on the task, and we have
>>> reasonable confidence in them, we should 'appoint' them (and 'sack'
>>> them if it goes badly). At least we can revert to some previous
>>> known-ok-ish state.
>> Who is "we?" Someone still has to take responsibility
>> for making these decisions, which brings us back to
>> the original problem.
> ... The current problem is that no one is in
> charge. The solution is to find someone who want's to be
> responsable for the maintainence. ...
> Note that this in no way precludes contributions of effort by
> many others - that's what the trac system is for and it works
> very well in my opinion. But this requires a "gatekeeper" which
> is missing now.
> In short - the system is fine - just find a new "gatekeeper"
This is the Boost.Guild concept
"Boost.Guild's showstopper is in finding maintainers..."