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Subject: Re: [boost] Improving Documentation
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-10 16:49:45

Andrew Hundt wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 12:20 AM, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> So, is there anything we can do about it?

I'm glad to know that I'm not the only one concerned about this.

I have my own ideas about how to make documentation at
I haven't gotten any feed back on this but I feel better trying to flog my

One thing we could do is tweak the reviewing process to formalize the

a) review - unchanged. It's not required or even expected that an author
have fully formed documentation since it's a major burden for something
that might not be accepted.

b) review accepted with a statement to that effect by the review manager. -

// new step
c) post review step -
1) author announces that library is ready to be added to the boost code
2) review manager certifies that the library has addressed all contingent
requirements specified in the statement of acceptance. Interested parties
have the opportunity to comment on final package.
3) any issues not in the original review manager's acceptance are
considered issues settled by the original review and subject to

d) author injects library into the boost code base.

Hopefully this small edition will be seen as something that we should
be doing or have been doing all along and that it won't be considered
a new burden.

Robert Ramey

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