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Subject: Re: [boost] [convert] An approach that might actually work. :-)
From: Roland Bock (rbock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-26 13:27:04

On 2014-05-26 17:51, Jeroen Habraken wrote:
> On 26 May 2014 15:02, Vladimir Batov <vb.mail.247_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> To move forward in a coordinated way how about we create a working group
>> (say, >= 5 people). Then we'd address convert-related issues in the order
>> of
>> importance. Public API first, converter API then, etc. (Or maybe some other
>> design altogether). We'd focus on one thing at a time. Discuss it and then
>> vote. The solution accepted by the majority wins, we document it and move
>> forward to the next item of importance... without running in circles about
>> the previous issues... unless we realize down the track that our solution
>> is
>> flawed somehow.
>> That won't require any more of the time of the participants than it is now.
>> I am happy to coordinate (whatever that might be), do implementation (to
>> the
>> best of my abilities), etc. Still, if anyone feels strongly about doing
>> that
>> "coordination" thing, step forward, no drama.
>> Such collaborative approach would take subjectivity out and might bring new
>> unexpected ideas, etc. That I think might actually work. Any one willing to
>> sign up? Jeroen, Roland, Rob? What people think? Let me know if you feel
>> like participating, contributing... If there is no appetite for that, it's
>> still OK.
> Whilst I, unfortunately, have little time to spare I'm game and would love
> to participate in the discussions.
> Jeroen
Same here (little time, but interested in the discussion).

But I guess we should wait for the review result first, in order to
figure what "moving forward" might actually mean :-)


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