Subject: Re: [boost] [test] boost.test owner unresponsive to persistent problems for multiple years
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-08 05:35:26
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Stephen Kelly
> Sent: 07 January 2015 18:30
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [test] boost.test owner unresponsive to persistent
> multiple years
> Paul A. Bristow wrote:
> > a situation where a lone worker was solely controlling a key library
> > used by almost all others.
> Isn't that exactly how boost is designed to work?
No - it's designed for collaboration and cooperation.
We don't have a Linus ;-)
Many libraries are multi-author.
Someone has to be in the driving seat, but the passengers get a say in where we
and can take over if the driver is tired (or going the wrong way).
Things that effect *everyone* require consultation and some degree of consensus.
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