Subject: Re: [boost] [partly OT] Re: [review queue] What to do about the library review queue?
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-17 09:02:58
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> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Peter Dimov via Boost
> Sent: 16 March 2017 18:08
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> Cc: Peter Dimov
> Subject: Re: [boost] [partly OT] Re: [review queue] What to do about the library review queue?
> Andrey Semashev wrote:
> > And the fact that the ticket hangs for several years doesn't mean it's not
> > valid now.
> A difference in philosophy, as I said. Yes, in principle all open tickets
> should be preserved for all eternity because, even though nothing was done
> for seven years, after five more years someone might actually do something.
> But the odds say otherwise. It's much more likely that the ticket is either
> obsolete, or will never get any attention.
Yes - but the fact that the issue has been considered, even if put into the 'too difficult drawer', is still really useful
So we must NOT just wipe the slate!
KISS (Keep It Simples Sirs) - just let library authors decide when they start or move to GitHub issues.
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