Subject: Re: [boost] [GitHub] Can boostorg/do-not-use be safely deleted?
From: Roland Bock (rbock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-31 07:32:10
On 2017-07-29 21:47, Gottlob Frege via Boost wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 1:02 PM, Steven Watanabe via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 07/29/2017 10:48 AM, Zach Laine via Boost wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 4:31 AM, Louis Dionne via Boost <
>>> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>> We have this repository: https://github.com/boostorg/do-not-use.
>>>> The description says
>>>> Permissions experiments; will disappear without notice.
>>>> I'd like to confirm that this can safely be removed before I go do it.
>>> Can you make it private for a month or two, and then delete it? Even if
>>> no-one objects on-list, that might not mean much, since many people read
>>> the list only sporadically. Making sure that scripts or whatever have a
>>> chance to fail seems like more robust to me.
>> In this case, I would say that since it says that
>> it will disappear without notice, its perfectly
>> fine to do just that.
>> In Christ,
>> Steven Watanabe
> But it says *will* disappear without notice, not *may* disappear without notice.
> Now that Louis has given notice, it obviously can't disappear.
> I suggest he first revoke the notice, then delete it. Or possibly the
> logic of the above is enough to in effect revoke the notice, thus it
> can disappear.
But then again, Louis just asked about it. Not sure if that counts as
giving notice :-)
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