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Subject: Re: [boost] Deprecation Policy
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir.prus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-18 02:43:15

On 5/17/2015 12:00 PM, John Maddock wrote:

> You could look at Trac to see if there are large numbers of open issues
> - but you know what, old libraries accumulate "unfixable cruft". It
> doesn't necessarily make them broken/unmaintained/obsolete. Speaking
> only for myself, I generally prefer to leave these open rather than
> gratuitously close as "won't fix", even though they will *probably*
> never be fixed.

That's very true indeed. In theory, closing issues as wontfix will
lead to more clarity, but in practice submitter often gets unhappy,
and can easily argue that wontfix resolution is just a sign of

- Volodya

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