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Subject: Re: [boost] Executable files in Boost git repostories
From: stefan (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-12-04 16:21:19

On 2018-12-04 10:54 a.m., Andrey Semashev via Boost wrote:
> On 12/4/18 6:41 PM, stefan via Boost wrote:
>> Don't patronize maintainers by imposing artificial (and often
>> misguided) rules.
>> Instead, empower boost maintainers to take full responsibility of
>> their projects, then establish criteria for projects to be boost
>> members, and drop projects that don't meet these requirements.
> I disagree. I really don't want to go into the debate about autonomy
> vs. moderation, I'll just say that from my point of view a certain
> level of moderation and uniformity is needed. If a library wants to do
> everything in its own way, not caring to be part of the Boost
> ecosystem, it might as well be maintained as a standalone project.

I don't disagree. In fact, I believe that's what I just said: establish
criteria for adherence, and judge projects by those. But the discussion
(or at least, my argument) isn't about the right level of uniformity.
It's about patronizing (and infantilizing) project maintainers.


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