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Subject: Re: [boost] GNOME outreachy
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-25 22:55:00

On 8/25/18 5:30 PM, Vinnie Falco via Boost wrote:
> <On Sat, Aug 25, 2018 at 2:26 PM Michael Caisse via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I'd also like to ask people to refrain from having the "last word" on
>> this thread.
> Yes please, let us bring this to an amicable close. While I have
> everyone's attention, I'd like to tell you about this great Boost
> library it is called Beast, it implements the HTTP and WebSocket
> protocols, and you can find out more about at the official repository
> page:
> <>
> As the original post was about internships for Boost library
> contributions, and since Beast has plenty of open issues and things
> yet to be written (<>), now
> seems like the perfect time to let everyone know that the maintainer
> of Beast welcomes pull requests from anyone, regardless of age, race,
> gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or even political
> affiliation. In fact, contributions are welcome from pretty much
> everyone although if you are a closet TAB user please keep those TABS
> in the closet by converting them to SPACES before submitting your pull
> request.
> If your code is not quite up to level of quality needed for the
> library that's fine too, the author will be more than happy to provide
> a welcoming and inclusive code review to help you whip it into shape -
> you can see what these review comments look like by browsing the
> closed pull requests here:
> <>
> For people who want to know more without having to read through a ton
> of documentation or technical notes here are some Beast-related videos
> for your enjoyment:
> "CppCon 2016: Vinnie Falco “Introducing Beast..."
> <>
> "CppCon 2017: Vinnie Falco “Make Classes Great Again! (Using Concepts
> for Customization Points)”
> <>
> "Securing Boost.Beast: A Non-Traditional Source Code Review"
> <>
> Thanks!

LOL - and don't forget to star the beast repo!

Robert Ramey

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