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Subject: Re: [boost] [GitHub] [PR] setting default branch to 'develop'
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir.prus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-10-30 03:46:52

On 29-Oct-15 9:39 PM, Louis Dionne wrote:

> When a library has an active maintainer, I think the very least would be to
> ask the maintainer for such things before doing them, especially if they are
> undoable. I might be a control freak, but I don't like the idea that someone
> can play around with a setup that I might have spent several hours setting up
> and potentially break it. The very least would be to announce such changes on
> the mailing list, ask for feedback and see if anyone disagrees. Once some
> agreement has been reached (and I'm not asking for consensus), we could then
> proceed with the changes.

I have possibly done this change too quickly, and I apologize.

The one way I can address your concerns is by saying that this particular change
was non-destructive, and that any larger change would certainly be announced more
prominently and well in advance.

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus

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