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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost Trac, random, No-Maintainer?
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-10-08 17:55:41

On October 8, 2017 8:25:11 PM Peter Dimov via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>

> Andrey Semashev wrote:
>> >> Just let the maintainers have admin rights for their libraries,
>> >
>> > They do.
>> No, surely not all of them do. Some admin tickets requesting admin access
>> are hanging unanswered for quite some time and I don't think admin rights
>> were granted to maintainers during the transition to git. Not sure if
>> admin rights are granted for new libraries.
> I checked a few at random, all did. Initially they did not, but then, if I
> recall correctly, Github changed the way privileges worked and maintainers
> were made admins.

That's not my experience. AFAIR, I was made admin only after requesting via
a ticket. I don't remember mass permission granting and I'm still not an
admin of Boost.Atomic.

>> If project maintainers that have admin rights don't enable issues then
>> they don't want it.
> Not what my experience shows. (My sample is small, of course.) The typical
> case is for the maintainers to not even know they have issues disabled.

I find this hard to believe. It's pretty obvious there is no Issues tab on
the GitHub page. And it would be strange for someone wanting to use issues
to not know if they are enabled.

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