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Subject: Re: [boost] [foreach][polygon][xpressive][bimap][ptr_container][gil][assign][typeof][msm] PRs for removing executable attribute for files
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-11-04 17:31:59

Edward Diener wrote:
> > On the contrary. A library should always be placed in CMT first before
> > being given to a new maintainer. Once a person emerges whose pull
> > requests to the library demonstrate ability and long-term willingness to
> > maintain it, the library may be handed over to him. Not before.
> >
> > The CMT's primary task should be to merge pull requests. Not that much
> > manpower is required.
> The manpower involves having a member of the CMT group understand code in
> nn different libraries in order to decide if a merge request is valid or
> not. It is very easy to say "just merge code" but the reality is much
> different.

I know what it involves. None of that invalidates any of what I said.

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