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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-announce] [metaparse] Review period starts May 25th and ends June 7th
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-06-03 04:08:27

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Michael Caisse
> Sent: 02 June 2015 21:37
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-announce] [metaparse] Review period starts May 25th and ends June 7th
> On 06/02/2015 11:58 AM, Niall Douglas wrote:
> > On 2 Jun 2015 at 21:28, Peter Dimov wrote:

> > The precedent for handling this is very well understood.
> I've only been active in the Boost community for 10-years, but let me help correct some of your
> assertions. It is not uncommon for libraries to need a restructure of directories and namespaces
> approval.

> The goal is that authors present a very high quality library without having to completely boostify
it before
> finding out if it will be accepted.


 Directory structures and namespaces are not a requirement of a review.
> CI testing is also not a requirement for a review to be successful. You are free to voice your
opinion and to
> write documents that promote it; however, you cannot force your requirements onto the process.


*All* libraries need some work before being 'Boost release-ready', some more than others. And we
have had mini-reviews in the past.

Let's not make life for authors more difficult than it need be.


Paul A. Bristow
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