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Subject: Re: [boost] [review queue] What to do about the library review queue?
From: Andrzej Krzemienski (akrzemi1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-15 07:52:37

2017-03-14 23:12 GMT+01:00 Raffi Enficiaud via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>

> Le 14/03/2017 à 13:01, Niall Douglas via Boost a écrit :
>> Dear Boost,
>> [snip]
> This is an interesting topic, thanks for bringing it!
> I therefore ask boost-dev what to do? Some options:
>> 1. Pay US$1000 (one thousand) dollars to each person who manages a
>> review. In case you're worried Boost doesn't have the money, it does in
>> spades, that's not a problem. For $23,000 we could clear the current
>> review queue assuming none of the problems mentioned yet.
> 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
> ... etc etc ...
> I believe this is win/win/win for the health of boost, reviewers and new
> libraries.

I am not sure it can be made to work, but I find the idea really great.
Releave review managers from their other, less demanding tasks they already
do for community.


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