Subject: Re: [boost] Boost UUID Maintainer
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-08 00:44:22
On 8/4/2017 10:54 PM, James E. King, III via Boost wrote:
> Greetings! I'm a long-time boost user and over the years I have posted
> defects into boost trac for the components I have used. I was reviewing
> the backlog on boost::uuid and in trac and it needs a bit of grooming. I
> started submitting some PRs to resolve some of these. Edward D. in the CMT
> group was reviewing some of them and mentioned that there is no active
> maintainer for the library, and invited me to introduce myself here.
> I am currently a committer on the Apache Thrift project and I have 20+
> years development experience with C++. I have good experience at backlog
> grooming, and I am very focused on quality. I believe firmly in testing
> all code branches, and using coverage tools to prove it. I also assisted
> the glibc team in getting started with Coverity Scan which helped lead to
> resolution of 138 defects at last count. My current position is a Software
> Architect at HPE SimpliVity where I have been for the last ~7 years (I'm
> easy to find on LinkedIn, hopefully). I live in Westford, MA, USA.
> Given there is no maintainer for boost::uuid currently, I would like to
> petition for that responsibility. It is a relatively small library in the
> portfolio and seems like a good introduction to being a maintainer in such
> a widely used project.
> Thanks for your consideration,
Would you please follow the instructions at
to become the maintainer of the Boost uuid library.
> Jim King
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