Subject: Re: [boost] Boost summer of formal reviews
From: Rhys Ulerich (rhys.ulerich_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-03-11 16:57:03
> More practical (less off-putting) IMO might be 2-level review when an
> idea/design, API, first-cut implementation and readable/sensible
> documentation are presented for evaluation. If that's rejected outright,
> then it saves the author a lot of effort that he might direct onto improving
> his original design/offering. If the initial concept is accepted, then the
> author would have a real incentive to keep working and improving his
> original submission behind more/less stable and already-approved API.
This looks like a pre-proposal often done in academia (and other
realms) when preparing a full proposal is a serious amount of work.
That said, it would likely increase the number of review managers
required as one has to manage the pre-reviews now.
Boost list run by bdawes at acm.org, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk