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Subject: Re: [boost] [review queue] What to do about the library review queue?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-14 22:41:06


On 03/14/2017 04:26 PM, Glen Fernandes via Boost wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 6:12 PM, Raffi Enficiaud wrote:
>> I suggest another way of rewarding people:
>> - If the review manager is a library maintainer: by the end of the review,
>> he/she gets the help of the boost community (including the ppl whose code is
>> being reviewed) to get his/her backlog cleared. This includes development,
>> patches, backlog cleanup, as well as management/coordination of those devs.
>> - if the review manager is the author of a library under review or freshly
>> reviewed for acceptance to boost, but still not part of any release: he/she
>> will get the help of the boost community
>> to make that happen as soon as possible (including open pending issues from
>> previous reviews, documentation, integration, migration to, etc
>> etc)
>> Of course, we can iterate further
>> - for each good and sound review, you get one ticket of your backlog closed
>> by next release
> These actually sound like excellent ideas to me.

  Yes, it sounds great to me too, but...
who is volunteering to do this work?
"The boost community will do it" is much
to nebulous for a practical proposal.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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