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Subject: Re: [boost] Attn: New Boost library policy text ready for approval
From: David Sankel (camior_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-24 11:49:40

On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 7:06 PM, Niall Douglas via Boost <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> > Thanks Niall for putting this together! A few comments:
> >
> > * "Otherwise, you will just end up wasting everyone's time." This
> > sentence is a bit abrasive. I suggest striking it.
> > * "If what you really want is a site that will just post your library
> > without even looking at it, you should go elsewhere." likewise
> > * "and the emotional demands of a formal review" likewise. If you want
> > to give the reader a heads up about the ego-crushing force of
> > critiques by brilliant people, I would probably word it differently.
> These three are from the original page before this round of editing.
> It's possible I wrote them once, I'd have to check the history as I've
> changed that page quite a few times. But I also may not have done.
> You make a valid point though. One of my aims was to make the page more
> inclusive and welcoming and encouraging. The above could be better worded.
> > * "Too often" . . . this sounds a bit rantish.
> Good catch.
> > Actually, I think I'll stop here for now. I like the idea of this and I
> > think you've got a lot of good ideas in here. The wording needs a little
> > TLC IMHO. Would you be willing to let me take a stab at massaging it a
> bit?
> If you're volunteering, then rock on, I would find that very helpful.
> I've pushed the current draft to my fork of boostorg/website and you can
> find it at
> c1b7542a3bbf8abb97a8.
> This also provides a diff for those interested in that. I've invited you
> @camio to collaborate on that repo, it should give you commit and push
> access.
> Once you've made your changes I can pull them onto
> so we can all see them here for review.

Thanks. It looks like you already made some tone adjustments. Much better.
I did some more wordsmithing in

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