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Subject: Re: [boost] [poly_collection] Two remarks
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-05-10 08:36:32

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Ion Gaztañaga via Boost
> Sent: 09 May 2017 14:24
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> Cc: Ion Gaztañaga
> Subject: Re: [boost] [poly_collection] Two remarks
> Thanks Dominique,
> We'll take your comments to the review summary as improvement notes.

IMO Dominique and Pete Bartlett's comments/notes are both well-informed and should count as reviews with a clear 'yes'.

The review form specifically asks "How much do you know about the subject?" to provide guidance to the review manager on how much
weight to attach to the review.

The review managers decision should not be a simple vote, counting 'Yes' and 'No' to get a result, but a nuanced assessment of the
various comments taking account of the expertise of the reviewer.

So everyone should make a review, however slightly informed they are. Even a totally uninformed "I didn't understand what this
library is supposed to do, or how I should use it" review is useful because it suggests that the documentation is poor.

It's also useful to know that people are using the library, even if they don't have a clue how it works.

So I'd encourage everyone not to be shy and to answer *all* the review questions, especially the 'how much do you know' and most
important including the final 'yes/no' question.


Paul A. Bristow
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