Subject: Re: [boost] Rotating on-call review managers
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-11-19 20:39:48
On 11/19/2018 2:09 PM, Zach Laine via Boost wrote:
> Boost was originally created to incubate libraries that target eventual
> standardization. When new libraries are proposed, many of the Boost
> community members that participate in C++ Standard Committee (WG21)
> meetings ask "How many users does this have, and did you consider Boost
> first?" Often the answer is that they considered Boost but could not
> figure out what they were supposed to do to make that happen, or that they
> had difficulty finding a review manager.
> There are other things that can be done to make getting a library
> Boost-review-ready, but most of them require a bit of work up front. The
> review manager requirement is relatively easier to satisfy.
> This volunteer effort is to better facilitate Boost's value in the ISO C++
> standardization process and so the reviewers would need to recognize intent
> to standardize the proposed libraries.
> Submissions that are supported with a paper in a mailing or a draft will
> make it easier to source a review manager from this queue, but authors
> without either are encouraged to get in contact with reviewers on this list
> to find out what that entails.
> This is the list of volunteers:
> Zach Laine
> Micheal Caisse
> Matt Calabrese
> Louis Dionne
> Vinnie Falco
> Glen Fernandes
> Jeff Garland
> David Sankel
> The list will rotate; the first person on the list will be "on-call". If
> you'd like to help, let me know and I'll add your name to the list.
You can add my name, Edward Diener, to the list.
> Also, I've made a PR that adds this list and a note like the description
> above to https://www.boost.org/development/submissions.html (#6 Seek a
> Review Manager):
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