Subject: Re: [boost] Help required to start contributing to Boost.
From: gast128 (gast128_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-03 07:42:16
Rob Stewart <rob.stewart <at> verizon.net> writes:
> On January 1, 2015 7:58:59 AM EST, Ameya Prabhu <ameya.pandurang.prabhu
<at> gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I am new to Boost.
> Welcome to Boost.
> > I'm fairly well at C++ and am programming since the
> > last
> > 6 months. I would like to contribute to its development. Can someone
> > please
> > help me out? I had a look at the website but I am unable to find bugs
> > that
> > are suitable for beginners.
> Boost general uses advanced C++ techniques so coding opportunities for
beginners will be limited.
> Regardless, you need to acquaint yourself with the various Boost
libraries, find some that interest you,
> look for outstanding bug reports in Trac, try your hand at creating a test
to demonstrate a bug, create a
> patch, then post the patch to the issue.
> You can also try to find doc requests or identify doc deficiencies and
offer to write the new content for the
> library maintainer.
on top of that I think some libraries (interval, iostream?) got orphaned.
Boost list run by bdawes at acm.org, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk