Subject: Re: [boost] Boost UUID Maintainer
From: Michael Caisse (mcaisse-lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-08 02:44:41
On 8/7/17 17:44, Edward Diener via Boost wrote:
> 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
>> 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
>> portfolio and seems like a good introduction to being a maintainer in
>> a widely used project.
>> Thanks for your consideration,
> Would you please follow the instructions at
> to become the maintainer of the Boost uuid library.
> Thanks !
>> Jim King
Hi Jim -
BLOM (that link above) is for companies/organizations wishing to
maintain libraries and receive some recognition in return.
Are you wanting to this as yourself or as part of HPE SimpliVity?
-- Michael Caisse Ciere Consulting ciere.com