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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Format Library Maintenance
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-10-08 01:06:17

On 10/7/2017 10:53 AM, James E. King, III via Boost wrote:
> Currently the Boost.Format library is being maintained by the CMT. I would
> like to petition for that responsibility and lighten their case load
> further. I recently assumed maintenance for Boost.Uuid, and I have added
> Universal Windows Platform support to Boost.WinAPI and Boost.Predef so that
> folks will have an easier time making Windows Store compatible apps. I
> have also been working on a change that will add UWP support to
> Boost.Random and turn it into a header-only library, and expect to submit
> that in the next few days. I would like to shore up the CI environment for
> Boost.Format and groom the backlog in trac and on github, and get all the
> open issues resolved.
> Thanks for your consideration,

I would like to applaud Jim King for the work he has done with updating
the uuid library and back him in his desire to be the maintainer for the
format library. I believe he is fully capable of these library
maintenance positions.

> Jim King

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