Subject: Re: [boost] Boost summer of formal reviews
From: Vladimir Batov (Vladimir.Batov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-03-11 16:34:15
On 03/12/2014 07:08 AM, Erik Erlandson wrote:
>> To get a willing peer review manager a library already needs to
>> become popular enough, so we already have that too. For example, not
>> enough people are using AFIO, therefore no one wants to peer review
>> manage it, therefore I agree AFIO should not enter Boost until it is
>> popular enough -
> This makes some sense, but... if it doesn't get into Boost, how does it become popular? As a policy, it's in danger of circular dependency: "AFIO never made it into Boost because it wasn't popular. It never got popular because it never made it into Boost..."
I'll second that. IMO Boost should be proactive in that regard and
setting rather than following the popularity trend. IMO for that task
the Boost community has immensely higher competency and expertise level
that the average programming community.
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