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Subject: Re: [boost] [typeof][CMT] Could the maintenance team please review and merge a trivial pull request?
From: Adam Wulkiewicz (adam.wulkiewicz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-22 16:25:01

John Maddock wrote:
>>> I took a look at it, and I agree, it's a simple change.
>>> However, the CMT takes care of libraries that don't have a maintainer.
>>> Boost.TypeOf is not one of those - but maybe it should be at this
>>> point.
>> Indeed it may be the case. Currently there are no procedures at
>> Boost to handle such situation. Maybe there should? As a starting
>> point we should probably define when a library doesn't have a
>> maintainer and think about a procedure of notifying the original
>> maintainer/author and eventually passing the rights to someone else
>> or the CMT.
>> Anyway, this change is very simple, similar to the one recently made
>> in Function
>> (
>> I also saw that the other PR
>> ( was merged. Would it be
>> possible to make an exception also in this case?
> For trivial changes then IMO the CMT should be able to step in if the
> maintainer is AWOL for whatever reason (holidays, work commitments
> etc). It would be a nicety to drop them an email first, and if
> there's no reply in a reasonable time - say a week or two? - then to
> go ahead with simple fixes like this.

Another 12 days passed without the response from the maintainer. Could
the CMT please reconsider merging the pull request?


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