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Subject: Re: [boost] Moving wiki/Guidelines/WarningsGuidelines
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-02 08:18:36

On 2 August 2018 at 10:09, Stefan Seefeld via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 2018-08-02 03:59 AM, Mateusz Loskot via Boost wrote:
>> Paul Bristow suggested [1]
>> "We might also re-host this document somewhere on github/boostorg?"
>> [1]
>> I'd like to edit and move the wiki page away from Trac.
>> IMHO, it is reasonable to host it not on GitHub wiki but
>> on along other guidelines, for example, at
>> - It is easy to update website via pull requests.
>> - Any updates would be a subject of some review at least
>> Thoughts? Objections?
> I don't think this is a good idea, as it contributes to the proliferation of
> locations to look for to find information (or to contribute updates), which
> will also result in duplicate (in the best case) or contradictory (in the
> worst case) information.

You've lost me.
I'm suggesting *single* place to maintain all the common Boost development
guidelines, namely

> Ideally, should consist of a *very* small
> number of static pages (a hub, really) with links to other pages, such as
> project-specific websites (e.g.>),

Clearly, we have a hierarchy of the recommendations here:
- common guidelines
- library-specific guidelines based on/extending the common ones

I'm talking about common guidelines here, not the library-specific ones.

> or the wiki (> Unsubscribe & other changes:

I suggest to not to maintain common guidelines on GitHub wiki or
anywhere else - Wiki is volatile,
too easy to edit by too many or too easy to sneak unwanted edits.

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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