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Subject: Re: [boost] Splitting/rearranging Boost.Utility
From: Alexander Lamaison (awl03_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-11 18:41:58

"Peter Dimov" <lists_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Alexander Lamaison wrote:
>> What part of that means only one person is qualified to make those
>> decisions?
> Nothing theoretically precludes the number of people qualified to make
> those decisions from being 118. In practice, however, the average
> hovers somewhere below one.
>> The community maintenance idea just means that that responsibility
>> is shared between members of a team.
> Yeah, I know that too. You're talking theory. I'm talking practice and
> history.

Countless open-source projects successfully run this way aren't just a
theory. Not to mention commercial software developers who maintain code
together in teams every day.

> I ought to be allowed to express
> a personal preference for Config maintained by John Maddock over a
> Config maintained by a community.

As am I when arguing the opposite. Were our rights in doubt?


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