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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost on Android
From: Dmitry Moskalchuk (dm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-03-19 11:36:35

> I think the technical difficulty of an email once per month is
> nothing like the cultural difficulty here. We don't name and shame at
> Boost historically. I personally think we should, but it isn't my
> call to make.
> The general process of getting a decision is to generate consensus
> here on boost-dev somehow, and perhaps institute a voluntary opt in
> prototype with a few volunteer maintainers (I'll volunteer AFIO right
> now, and I can't see Vicente having a problem with Thread. Chris just
> patched ASIO to fix your test failures after I asked him, so I'd
> assume he'd be in too). After it's proven to work for some months and
> the community feels comfortable (or not) with it, you then formally
> ask the Boost Steering Committee for a resolution in favour of
> instituting it across the board.
> That's my best suggestion anyway. Obviously these are matters far
> wider than Android support, so it's a lot more thorny. For example,
> if a library repeatedly gets stuck at the top of that name and shame
> leaderboard, it could generate negative vibes around the library or
> its maintainers which has unhelpful effects on the community. We
> already have enough of that with Test.

Yes, it's clearly understandable. I just thought such mechanism was
already discussed and community already have kind of consensus on this.
If not - well, let's wait for others, what they will say.

Dmitry Moskalchuk

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