Subject: Re: [boost] Is Boost dead? [Re: Anyone is interested in being review manager of Application?]
From: JOAQUIN M. LOPEZ MUÑOZ (joaquin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-08 15:16:37
Em 08/05/2014, às 20:33, "Niall Douglas" <s_sourceforge_at_[hidden]> escreveu:
> For example, boost-users has a posting rate nearly a third
> that of before 2011.
Regarding this, my personal (weakly substantiated) perception is that people are migrating to sexier forums such as stackoverflow to get the same help. For instance, 5-6 years back I could get about 1 question a week about Boost.MultiIndex on the users list. Now it's like 1 question every 3 months here, but 1-2 a week in stackoverflow instead. Blame the crude interface a mailing list provides, registration entry barriers etc.
As for the decline in the dev list, it looks more serious and there's no migration theory that could mitigate it. Also, I feel like the maturity level of discussions has fallen :-(
Joaquín M López Muñoz
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