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Subject: Re: [boost] Convert library review manager result
From: Vladimir Batov (vb.mail.247_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-02 00:09:26

Edward Diener-3 wrote
> This is my analysis of the 'convert' library review and the result
> of whether the convert library should be accepted into Boost.
> Please read the entire analysis to understand my reasoning before
> reading the result.
> I would like to thank all of those who took part in the review and made
> comments. This includes Julian Gonggrip, Rob Stewart, Andrzej Krzemienski,
> Matus Chochlik, Jeroen Habraken, Erik Nelson, Hartmut Kaiser, Joel De
> Guzman,
> Thijs (M.A.) van den Berg, Roland Bock, Gavin Lambert, feverzsj, Paul
> Bristow,
> and alex. If I have missed anybody I do apologize. All comments were taken
> into account and all comments were intelligent and to the point.
> ...

I would like to thank Edward for taking on the difficult and time-consuming
role of the Review Manager for "convert" and for his thorough analysis,
continuous support and encouragement. It's very much and truly appreciated.
Also I'd like to thank everyone who contributed to the discussion and to
apologize if during the review my responses might have come across as
impolite, harsh or anything of that sort. That was never my intention.
Communicating in a foreign language is never an easy thing to begin with...
it's much harder under stress/pressure (real or imagined).

I would also like to reiterate that I by no means consider this
"convert"-related work done. Far from it. I personally always saw my
submission as more of an invitation for discussion and further work in this
conversion-related area which, in my view, has been unduly neglected. I am
very happy that Jeroen, Roland and Rob kindly agreed to try and work
together and to improve this original submission.

Many more people contributed their views and opinions. If you would like to
contribute to the work and to see the result more to their liking, please do
not hesitate to say so. Alex, yes, I am looking at you in particular. :-)
You've been contributing to the signature of the converter but then fell off
the radar. Please come back.

Thank you everyone and with our collective effort I am hoping to see
"convert" better shortly.

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