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Subject: Re: [boost] [admin] Turning on Issues tab on Github for Boost libraries
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-09-28 17:20:50

On 9/28/2017 11:46 AM, Rene Rivera via Boost wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 8:36 AM, Edward Diener via Boost <
> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Can we not have some resolution from an administrator about turning on the
>> Issues tab in Github for Boost libraries ? There are two 'admin' issues
>> regarding this and, since it should be a quick job for an administrator to
>> implement this, I would really prefer not to wait for a long time for this
>> to get done. Just now I had a "bogus" PR for iostreams, which I rejected,
>> and the explanation from the person who created the PR was that the PR was
>> "created" because there was no Issue tab for the library and he was only
>> trying to create an Issue to be looked at. There is absolutely no logical
>> reason that I can think of why the Issue tab on Github cannot be turned on
>> for Boost libraries, to benefit end-users.
> The usual solution on this has up to now been that the admin of the
> particular library repo turns issues on. If you are a library maintainer
> and aren't the admin for the library repo.. File an admin issue to get the
> admin access to your repo.
> Note, I'm just pointing out what the procedure has been so far :-)

I have added an Admin request for Admin access to the libraries for
which I have write access in order to turn on the Issues tab, with I am glad you pointed out
the procedure to me.

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