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Subject: Re: [boost] [outcome] Outcome Review Period Closes Today (Fri-02-June)
From: Deniz Bahadir (dbahadir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-02 15:02:53

Hello Charly.

Am 02.06.2017 um 16:56 schrieb charleyb123 . via Boost:
> Hello Everyone,
> Today concludes the Outcome library review period (Fri-02-June-2017).
> Great thanks to all that invested so much time and effort to explore in
> such a disciplined and professional manner the dark corners of
> error/exception composition and a paradigm/API/implementation proposed by
> the Outcome library. Your efforts are truly appreciated.
> Reviews sent to the public list are the following (PLEASE contact me if
> I've missed your review):
> *- Paul Bristow (Tue-23-May)
> *- Daniz Bahadir (Wed-24-May)

Just one minor note. My first name is Deniz (with an e). ;-)

> *- Robert Ramey (Wed-24-May)
> *- Peter Dimov (Sun-28-May)
> *- Emil Dotchevski (Sun-28-May)
> *- Vicente J. Botet Escriba (Tue-20-May)
> *- Andrzej Krzemienski (Wed-31-May)
> *- Gavin Lambert (Wed-31-May)
> My understanding is that as the review concludes today, further reviews are
> permitted only until the end-of-day UTC. In addition, many notable
> discussions and topics raised during the review period will also contribute
> to a final submission decision and summary report.
> Preparing this report will take some time. I've accumulated extensive
> notes, but my intention is to review (re-read) all discussion in the
> context of the "story-arc" and (in some cases) the shifted opinions of some
> persons during the course of the review (as topics were clarified and
> alternatives were explored).
> I assume other "satellite discussions" will continue (e.g., evolution of
> std::expected<>, suitability of wide vs. narrow contract in APIs,
> generalization of variant<>, etc.), which I will endeavor to continue to
> follow as the Outcome Review summary report is prepared (because these
> continued discussions may further clarify issues previously raised during
> the Outcome Review); but no more reviews can be accepted after the review
> period closes.
> Thank you all (again) for your (often thankless) contributions to the
> community, where the personal sacrifice in time and effort (and perhaps
> stressful emotional investment) is quite obviously extensive in many cases.
> --charley

Thanks again for managing this review. It looks like a whole lot of work.


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